Edited by Cheikh Mbacké Faye, Ties Boerma and Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli.
Volume 18 Supplement 1
ASRH for all in SSA: are inequalities reducing?
The Supplement benefitted from two author workshops which were supported by a grant from the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH). The Supplement was produced as part of the work of the Countdown to 2030 for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review for any article that they co-authored. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.
Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):118
Inequalities in early marriage, childbearing and sexual debut among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, inequalities in ASRH have received less attention than many other public health priority ...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):117
Wealth-related inequalities in demand for family planning satisfied among married and unmarried adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa
The use of modern contraception has increased in much of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, the extent to which changes have occurred across the wealth spectrum among adolescents is not well known. We examine ...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):116
HIV trends and disparities by gender and urban–rural residence among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa HIV transmission is a major challenge in adolescents, especially among girls and those living in urban settings. Major international efforts have aimed at reducing sexual transmission of ...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):120
Intimate partner violence against adolescents and young women in sub-Saharan Africa: who is most vulnerable?
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global public health and human rights issue that affects millions of women and girls. While disaggregated national statistics are crucial to assess inequalities, little evi...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):119
Examining the recent trends in adolescent sexual and reproductive health in five countries of sub‐Saharan Africa based on PMA and DHS household surveys
The annual collection of fertility, marriage, sexual behaviour, and contraceptive use data in the nationally representative rounds of Performance Monitoring and Accountability (PMA) surveys in sub-Saharan Afri...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):121
Are rhetorical commitments to adolescents reflected in planning documents? An exploratory content analysis of adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Global Financing Facility country plans
The Global Financing Facility (GFF) offers an opportunity to close the financing gap that holds back gains in women, children’s and adolescent health. However, very little work exists examining GFF practice, p...Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):124
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