Sexual violence and HIV/AIDS are major public health concerns in India. By promoting bodily autonomy, wellbeing, and dignity through knowledge and skills, comprehensive sexuality education for young people can help prevent adverse sexual and reproductive health outcomes.
The report is an analysis of the available CSE curricula as developed/ implemented by the central and state governments and CSOs for in-school and out-of-school adolescents in India, assessing the content of these curricula vis-a-vis global CSE frameworks, highlighting gaps and missing components
This report, based on research undertaken from March to December 2021, provides findings and operational guidance for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) across Plan International and beyond.
What is the potential of the main public institutions? What barriers exist in society to promote comprehensive sexual education?
This report is the result of a study to estimate the cost of implementing the SETARA adolescent CSE programme in the three cities of Denpasar, Semarang and Lampung in Indonesia. It found that in the startup phase, implementing SETARA in a school costs between USD 10-15 per student.
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.
With the funding support from UNFPA Innovation Fund and the Danish Government, UNFPA China’s pilot project designed and implemented with Marie Stopes International China on comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) offers an innovative solution for provision of sexuality education through live stre
The purpose of this review is to critically analyse the extant research and help readers understand the ways the school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) can contribute towards youth development and urge policymakers to implement nationwide good-quality, scientific, culturally relevan
The Country Cases Series are developed within UNFPA's project “Out-of-School Comprehensive sexuality education for those left furthest behind” in Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran and Malawi, with the financial support of Norway.
Despite international recommendations and supportive evidence, there are few examples of scaled-up and sustained programs to provide adolescents with sexuality education.