Adolescents

Adolescence (from Latin adolescere 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. For example, puberty now typically begins during preadolescence, particularly in females. Physical growth (particularly in males) and cognitive development can extend into the early twenties. Thus, age provides only a rough marker of adolescence, and scholars have found it difficult to agree upon a precise definition of adolescence.A thorough …

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13 September 2022 English

Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific SIDS Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific SIDS Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2022 for ESCAP Subregions The shaded areas of the map indicate …

aggravate the situation, especially for children and adolescents from the poorest and most marginalized communities


NWLC · 12 September 2022 English

In short, the current rules hold schools to a far lesser standard in addressing the harassment of students—including the sexual harassment and abuse of children under its care—than schools are …

Benefits of Participation in Sport for Children and Adolescents: Informing Development of A Conceptual Model


APHRC · 12 September 2022 English

(K-NAMHS). [...] The aims of K-NAMHS were to: i) Determine the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents aged 10-17 years ii) Measure associated risk and protective factors for adolescent mental health Health Survey: Key Findings Approach We conducted a nationally representative household survey of adolescents and their primary care. [...] 3 Kenya National Adolescent Mental Health Survey: Key Findings 48 it is equally important to improve the availability and quality of mental health services for adolescents as well as taking steps to increase help-seeking behaviors.

prevalence of mental disorders among Kenyan adolescents. This is a critical gap in knowledge as studies Determine the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents aged 10-17 years ii) Measure associated risk nationally representative household survey of adolescents and their primary caregivers from March to July (EAs) across 14 counties in Kenya. Eligible adolescents were 10-17 years old and lived with their primary most of the time. A total of 5,155 pairs of adolescents and their primary caregiver were successfully


VTPI · 11 September 2022 English

Types of Non-Auto Travel Demands Travel demand refers to the amount and type of travel that people would choose at a given quality and price. [...] Non-auto transport options can …

example, about 15% of the U.S. residents are adolescents, and about 12% are seniors over 65 years, two must use higher-cost options (such as taxis and Adolescents (12-20 years). 10-20% of residents ridehailing)


ARROW · 8 September 2022 English

Formative and systematic effort to IMPLEMENT CSE in Asia and the research is conducted to assess existing evidence related Pacific in the past 20 years, at sub-region and national to …

low-income countries is only 37% among unmarried adolescents, and for those up to high-income countries (World the Asia Pacific region. a significant mass of adolescents given the high rates Data suggests that one in ACROSS DIFFERENT interrelationship courses for adolescents’, ‘offering SRHR MOVEMENTS IN ASIA PACIFIC AND AND gender issue courses for adolescents’ and ‘enhancing RELEVANCE TO YOUTH SRHR AND CSE schoolteachers’ helping based practice targeted at youth and adolescents on the national-level organisations enhance their


LEAD · 7 September 2022 English

Deborah Foo, Hiral Sarvaiya, Roshini Prakash, Sangeetha Watson, Patricia The core mission of AVPN is to increase the flow of financial, human and Mathias and Saransh Maheswari, from AVPN, for …

approach grounded in "Invest To enhance Dasra Adolescents Collaborative, a strong investment thesis can


Institute of Health Equity · 6 September 2022 English

At the simplest level, health literacy is a factor – how much an The social determinants of health are the conditions in which individual knows about the risks and benefits …

always possible with hospital admission and adolescents face new pressures and stresses at home, statistics


CReAM · 1 September 2022 English

To shed light on the de- terminants of kindergarten enrollment growth during the reform, we examine the correlations between the growth of the kindergarten enrollment rate and pre-reform provincial characteristics …

very low rates of crime and pregnancy among adolescents, and should give policy makers around the world are biased. To the extent that it affects both adolescents and adults in a given year, our falsification education preventing crime and pregnancy among adolescents in a country with different institutions and childhood education can prevent risky behavior of adolescents even in such a context and therefore should give unobserved policy change influences not only adolescents but also older cohorts, we are able to detect


The Migration Observatory · 1 September 2022 English

This is due to the impact that the change in the mode of data collection during the pandemic had on the survey response rate. [...] While the APS aims to …

any other person aged 21 or over, each pair of adolescents aged 10-20 of the same sex, and each pair of


ACAPS · 30 August 2022 English

movement restrictions for the Rohingya community over time In October 2021, the UN and the Government of Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding that the UN would collaborate with the …

COVID-19 mitigation measures aggravated GBV and adolescents reported that the reason drug traffickers used the most reported concerns among children and adolescents were the organisations. Although humanitarian Save the Children et al. 01/2019). As a result, adolescents tended to go outside for 83% of those surveyed


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