This report provides a global snapshot of the status of school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). Drawing on a range of existing and new data sources, and looking at case studies from around the world, the report demonstrates how countries are advancing on their journeys towards CSE.
Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that helps prepare young people for a fulfilling life in a changing world.
Information Notes are compiled for Members and Committees of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
China boasts one of the largest adolescent populations in the world, with 165 million in total (United Nations, 2017).
A growing body of evidence exists to demonstrate what constitutes an effective school-based sexuality education programme.