India is the second-most populous country globally, with the largest youth population between ages 10 to 24. Despite a young and culturally diverse demography, India has consistently deprioritised knowledge, awareness, and acceptance of comprehensive sexuality education [CSE] for its youth.
One of the priority objectives in IPPF’s current Strategic FrameworkC is to “enable young people to access comprehensive sexuality education and realize their sexual rights.” Member Associations (MAs) are committed to reaching all adolescents with rights-based and contextually-relevant CSE to rea
This report has been developed to lay evidence for the existing need of a comprehensive model of sexuality education in Indian schools. The report has been divided into two broad segments.
The Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future (O3) programme supports delivery of good quality comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) that empowers adolescents and young people (AYP) and builds agency, while developing the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and competencies required for preventing HIV, reduc
Like all young people, those living with disabilities have dreams and ambitions, interests and desires, and hopes for their futures.
This document sets out in the Department of Basic Education’s Policy on the Prevention and Management of Learner Pregnancy in Schools, its goals, guiding principles and themes to reduce and manage the incidence of learner pregnancy and its adverse impact on the affected learners and, more broadly
The purpose of this brief is to understand learner perceptions and attitudes towards comprehensive sexuality education, in terms of content and pedagogy, and to determine whether learners are confident to apply learnings in their daily lives.
This report presents key steps needed to scale-up sexuality education to reach large groups of young people in a sustainable way. The study also highlights the issues that civil society organisations must consider when deciding if and how they can provide support in the scale-up process.
In line with the IPPF Humanitarian Strategy 2018–2022, this statement brings together promising practices to guide IPPF Member Associations and partners in the provision of CSE in protracted humanitarian crisis environments.
This paper provides a summary of the evidence on comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and its linkages with the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) based on a rapid review of the evidence. It also highlights the requirements for CSE programming to effectively support GBV prevention.