Research on the views of youth about comprehensive sexuality education, and their knowledge of and attitudes towards reproductive health was conducted for the purpose of program activities planning of the United Nations Population Fund in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNFPA BiH).
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.
Background: Young people are at risk of poor sexual health and are, therefore, in need of comprehensive, effective sexual health education.
The United Nations Office of Drug Control (UNODC) published ‘International Standards on Drug Use Prevention’ in 2013. The standards were developed through a systematic assessment of the international evidence on prevention and they provide a summary of the available scientific evidence.
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.
The purpose of this document is to provide the most up to date scientific information on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of adolescents in Cyprus, in order to highlight the necessity for mandatory Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) at all levels of school education.