Sexual and reproductive health

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Journal articles


2014 - 2015






WHO Media Centre

11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

Dr. V. Chandra-Mouli from WHO talks about the need for, & right to Sexuality Education for Adolescents. October 2017

Why we shouldn’t shy away from sexual education

Dr V. Chandra-Mouli (WHO/HRP) explains that sexuality education is not just teaching about sex, reproduction or how to avoid problems. It’s actually much more than giving information, it aims to prepare young people for a healthy sexual and reproductive life, but also a happy sexual and reproductive life.

Related guide

  • WHO recommendations on adolescent health
    This publication on WHO recommendations related to adolescent health is one of four in a series; the others relate to maternal, newborn and child health. The objective of this document is to make available WHO recommendations on adolescent health in one easy-to-access document for WHO staff, policy-makers, programme managers, and health professionals. The compilation can also help better define gaps to prioritize guideline updates.