The May 2016 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization was published today. The Volume 94, Number 5, May 309 – 404 journal has a special theme devoted to the health of women, adolescents and children, focused on the implementation of the Global Strategy (2016 – 2030).
South African social justice writer and Girls Globe blogger, Zanele Mabaso’s article is featured amongst the high-level editorial publications, which ascribes the inclusion of adolescent outcomes in the global strategy to young people’s participation titled “Young people’s contribution to the Global Strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016 – 2030)” with contributions from co-authors Temitayo Erogbogbo and Kadidiatou Toure.
The issue additionally features young medical doctor from Benin, Dr Joannie Bewa sharing how campaigns for sex education and free contraception are changing reproductive health prospects for young people in Benin.
The Youth Editorial on Young people’s contribution on the Global Strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016 – 2030) can be found here.