This report summarizes the scientific literature on what is currently known about the most effective strategies to prevent online violence against children.
Peer education is an approach growing in popularity across school contexts, possibly due to adolescents preferring to seek help for health-related concerns from their peers rather than adults or professionals.
This is a summary of the publication ‘Ready to learn and thrive: School health and nutrition around the world’, developed by UNESCO, Food and Agriculture Organization, Global Partnership for Education, UNICEF, World Bank, World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO), with the su
School feeding programs are ubiquitous in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and may have critical implications for the health and education of school-age children and adolescents.
The Objectives of the rapid assessment were to: analyse the adolescent health situation in each country; map existing adolescent health and school health legislation, policies, programmes, capacity and resources (including budgets); assess adolescents’ access to health services and unmet needs; u
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.
A general consensus exists among Member States that gaining academic knowledge on its own is not enough for young people to play a role as active citizens and face the socioeconomic realities in their lives, in order to avoid inequity, poverty, discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion.
Bullying is a ubiquitous form of aggression in schools worldwide. Intervention and prevention programs targeting school bullying perpetration and victimization are effective, yet more research is needed to understand variability in effectiveness.
Corporal punishment in schools in low-income countries is a widespread, under-addressed form of gender-based violence that exacerbates public health and socio-economic inequalities. At the request of the United States Agency
This review aims to collate and present data and information on the nutritional status (over- and undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies) and unhealthy dietary patterns and behaviours of children and adolescents (7-18 years) across the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region in order to assis