Youth with disabilities (YWD) need developmentally appropriate sex education to stay safe and healthy and to achieve self-determination.
Can school-based sex education programs become an important strategy in preventing harm?
School-based sex education plays a vital role in the sexual health and well-being of young people. Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of efforts beyond pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention.
This report provides guidance for parents and families, youth, educators, and policymakers to: 1) Become advocates for LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education; 2) Ensure that school is a safe and accepting space for LGBTQ+ students; 3) Implement LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education in schools, community setting
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has established an evidence-based approach schools can implement to help prevent HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy among adolescents.
The objective of this report is to explore the landscape of (comprehensive) sexuality education in the Arab region.
The National Sex Education Standards aim to: Outline, based on research and extensive professional expertise, the minimum, essential, core content and skills for sex education K–12 given student needs; Provide guidance for schools when designing and delivering sex education K–12 that is planned,
The PLSSE is divided into four domains: context for sex education, professional disposition, best practices, and key content areas. Each domain includes indicators related to educator’s knowledge of content, familiarity with teaching methods, and understanding of best practices.
In January 2018, UNESCO, together with UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, and the WHO, completed the substantial technical and political process of updating the International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education, thereby unifying a UN position on rationale, evidence, and guidance on designing
Sexual health policies explicitly aim to encourage young people to take responsibility for their sexuality to prevent adverse outcomes such as unintended pregnancies, STIs and sexual assault.