In the Philippines, poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women and girls is a grave public health challenge: one in five girls is a mother by age 19, two-thirds of women are not using any form of birth control, and more than a third of women’s pregnancies are unwanted.
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
Improving student wellbeing and building resilience are crucial in preventing and reducing the impact of mental health problems. Schools play a vital role in promoting student wellbeing.
In 2018, the Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity embarked on a longitudinal study to better understand how the Journeys intervention positively shifts its intermediate results and the related retention and learning outcomes.
Body gender and sexual diversity issues are highly controversial in the context of education policies.
Since 1995 there has been an increasing awareness and recognition of the widespread incidence of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) and its negative consequences on the achievement of inclusive and equitable quality education and learning opportunities of children and adolescents affect