Nearly half of all people in the world today are under the age of 25—the largest generation of youth in history. And 87% of these young people live in the developing world, where their access to health care, education, and jobs are limited, contributing to and continuing the cycle of poverty in low-resource countries.
EngenderHealth believes all young people have the right to health, respect, and appropriate services that respond to their specific needs, which vary by age, sex, marital status, and other factors. EngenderHealth has developed youth-centered programs throughout the world.
In the United States, EngenderHealth is working on teen pregnancy prevention programs utilizing its innovative Gender Matters and Re:MIX curriculum. Read more on the separate EngenderHealth Youth microsite.