Learners with disabilities are disproportionately affected by school violence and bullying at all ages and in all learning settings. This has significant adverse impacts on their education, health and well-being.
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.
The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want.
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).
School violence and bullying occurs throughout the world and affects a significant proportion of children and adolescents. It not only negatively impacts their educational outcomes, but harms their physical health and emotional well-being.
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys and girls for over 30 years.
Promoting health and a healthy lifestyle among children and youth is a national priority for all Eastern European and Central Asian countries, and is reflected in their country policies.
Every day in developing countries, 20,000 girls below age 18 give birth. Nine in 10 of these births occur within marriage or a union. This has consequences on the health, education, employment and rights of an untold millions of girls.