Handling Sexual Violence Against Children

As a result of the circumstances in which the girl child finds herself in urban Nigeria, she is vulnerable to physical, psychological, and sexual abuse. Millions of girl children worldwide face sexual abuse, which can occur at home, school, or in the community. According to UNICEF, at least 120 million girls under the age of […]

The Roles School Play in Sex Education

Schools play an instrumental role in disseminating vital information about sexual health. The school setting provides a crucial venue for the dissemination of information and skills that might enable young people to avoid harmful behaviors; unfortunately, many Nigerian students still do not have access to secondary or even basic sex education in their schools. An effective […]

Sex Education for Children: Parents’ Responsibilities

Effective sex education program provides information about body development, sexuality, relationships, and skills to help young people make informed decisions about their sexual health. As the choices people make can have a long-term influence on their health and well-being. A female child’s libido, sexuality, and sexual activity will undoubtedly influence her as she matures and She […]

HACEY Independent Working Group Visits Ondo Health Ministry To Discuss Youth Access to SRH Information

An Independent Working Group (IWG) formed by HACEY Health Initiative has visited the Ondo state Ministry of Health to discuss ways to improve youth’s access to sexual and reproductive health information. HACEY Health Initiative, a leading development organisation focused on improving the health and productivity of the vulnerable and under-served population in Africa formed the group and tasked them with the role of advocating for […]

World Contraception Day: The role of contraceptives in family planning

Whether a married woman with four children, an unmarried youth or an adolescent, access to contraceptives should be easy and without judgement. The Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (NDHS 2018) report states that 35% of adolescent females &10% of adolescent males, and 86% of female youths & 47% of male youths are sexually active.