Young Adolescent



Adolescence is the period between the ages of 10 and 19 years that represents the transition from childhood to adulthood.

As a stage of life characterized by significant physical, psychological, and social changes, as well as specific health and developmental requirements.

Teenage pregnancies in Kenya stand at 15% with education levels being inversely proportional to teenage pregnancies.(38% for those with no education to 12% for those up to secondary education).

Adolescence brings with it new risks, but it also brings with it new opportunities.

Pathways Policy Institute has successfully launched two CSE/MHM programs: #BetterBoyz, this program educates young men about menstrual hygiene, fertility cycle and SRH, (including contraceptives in out-of-school sessions) which ensures balancing approach to the work we do with girls in schools and helps to create a balanced society as they grow. This program currently in 5 schools.