In the years of implementing the SADC Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) programme, it has become increasing apparent to CSTL partners that there is a major gap in the delivery of school-based care and support to boys and young men, and that this gap is hindering programme and regional goals for gender equality, HIV reduction and improved educational outcomes for all children. Limited existing literature on boys and young men point to a dearth of evidence on the specific vulnerabilities of boys in schools, and what might be effective in addressing these vulnerabilities.  To this end, an exploratory regional research study was commissioned by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, to better understand the key issues and identify recommendations for future school-based programming.  Click here to download the full report.


REPORT: Regional Study of Vulnerability Amongst Schoolboys in South Africa