Youth call for peer educators in SRH programmes

Troubled generation: Intergenerational sex and diseases are stalking the youth
Troubled generation: Intergenerational sex and diseases are stalking the youth

The youth have called on the government to include peer educators in Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) awareness programmes as young people could better listen to their peers’ advice than that of their elders.

The youngsters were speaking at the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) countries commitment dialogue hosted by the Ministry of Education, Skills and Development (MoESD) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) held at Cresta Lodge in Gaborone recently.

Cindy Sibanda, a Form 5 student at Naledi Senior Secondary School remarked that the youth do not take SRH issues seriously and have little or no knowledge of those issues.

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