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    • SADC Sexual and Reproductive Health Business Plan 2011-2015

      Date Signed: 2012-07-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Issues: Gender, HIV & AIDS

      Themes: Social & Human Development, Orphans, Vulnerable Children & Youth


      Challenges associated with sexual and reproductive health prompted SADC to develop its Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy (2006-2015). In order to support the realisation of this Strategy, SADC also developed the Sexual and Reproductive Health Business Plan, which gives expression to the Strategy’s objectives by identifying the region’s comparative advantages.

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    • SADC Business Plan on OVC& Youth 2009-2015

      Date Signed: 2009-04-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Themes: Social & Human Development, Orphans, Vulnerable Children & Youth


      Social issues such as poverty and disease impact all of Southern Africa, particularly its children and youth. To prioritise efforts to help vulnerable youth, SADC developed its Strategic Framework and Programme of Action (2008-2015): Comprehensive Care and Support of Orphan, Vulnerable Children and Youth as a special intervention for developing the human rights and freedoms of those most affected in the region.

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    • Assessment of Situation of OVC & Youth in SADC

      Date Signed: 2008-06-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Themes: Themes, Social & Human Development, Orphans, Vulnerable Children & Youth


      In 2008, the SADC Secretariat undertook a study to assess and analyse vulnerabilities affecting orphans, vulnerable children, and youth within the SADC region. Its intention was to review existing strategies for addressing these issues and develop minimum standards for future programmes and projects. Based on extensive qualitative respondent interviews throughout 14 SADC Member States, this report details the results of that study and offers recommendations moving forward.

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