Healthcare programs

  • P Project/Program

Key Information

Explicit gender objectives in the area of sexual education, minimizing teenage pregnancies,


Lead Implementing Organization(s)

Years

Not applicable or unknown

Activity URL

https://www.nph.org/

Location(s)

Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru

Funders

Not applicable or unknown

MAPFRE

Partners

Not applicable or unknown

NPH fundraising offices in Canada, USA, New Zealand, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Luxemburg, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Spain

COVID-19 Response

Unknown

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Other skills

  • Rights/empowerment education

Quality

  • School-related gender-based violence

Cross-cutting areas

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Empowerment
  • Gender equality
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls in school

Age

6 - 19

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

  • Boys (both in school and out of school)
  • Community leaders
  • Fathers
  • Girls out of school
  • Mothers
  • Other caregivers
  • Other family members
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

  • Orphans and vulnerable children

Program Approaches Back to Top

Food/nutrition

  • Other nutritional supplementation

Health and childcare services

  • Adolescent-friendly health services
  • HIV treatment and care
  • Referrals to health services

Life skills education

  • Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE)
  • Gender, rights and power
  • Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills building

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Improved social and emotional learning/skills and mindsets
  • Increased grade attainment
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased years of schooling
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Reduced grade repetition

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved health - other
  • Improved mental health
  • Improved nutrition
  • Improved understanding of sexual harassment, coercion, and consent
  • Increased knowledge of HIV, puberty, and sexual and reproductive health
  • Increased knowledge of rights
  • More equal power in relationships
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms
  • Reduced STI/HIV/AIDS
  • Reduced adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Reduced child marriage
  • Reduced violence against children in the home

Additional Information Back to Top

Primary Contact

Markus Streit
Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos
NPHI Family Service coordinator
markus.streit@nph.org