In collaboration with line ministries and partners, NCPD held a national dialogue on 4th March 2020 to discuss adolescent health and development with a focus on teenage pregnancy.
This report is based on a rapid survey of recently published materials, guidance documents and media commentary.
Given the unprecedented nature of the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, social and policy dialogue involving governments and employers’ and workers’ representative organisations is more important than ever.
Common definitions of bullying, employed in research and public policy alike, are generally based on adult-imposed categories. To account for students’ needs in school, research should aim to include their voices more often.
Research evidence and international policy highlight the central role that parents play in promoting positive sexual behaviour and outcomes in their children, however they can be difficult to engage in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education programmes.
In this article, it is argued that the more than 170 school-based health centers (SBHCs) in West Virginia, as well as the more than 2,500 school-based health centers in the United States serving over six million children and adolescents (about 12% of the 50.8 million students), can and should pla
The purposes of this paper are: to assess how comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is implemented in schools in the World Health Organisation’s European Region; and to investigate the evidence supporting its effectiveness.
In 2018, reflecting in this journal on the arrival of the ‘age of consent’ into sexuality education, Jen Gilbert questioned what would happen to a concept drawn in part from legal contexts, but partly also driven by the passion of feminist activists, when it met the demands and logics – the learn
This common messaging framework is designed to raise attention to the impact of school closures on women and girls and advocate for strategies to respond to the gendered dimensions of the education crisis while looking ahead through a gendered lens to the safe reopening of schools.
As part of the coordinated global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank have conducted a Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures.