In the first few months of 2020, 1.5 billion children worldwide were excluded from schools by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This publication is primarily designed to guide UNFPA staff in Country Offices in the Arab Region in implementing the CSE component of the UNFPA Youth Strategy, My Body, My Life, My World.
This report describes the HIV epidemic among young people from key populations in the region, takes stock of HIV programmes for such people, and pinpoints the priority actions that will speed up progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat in the region.
The current study examines the state of teacher education programs in regard to LGBTQ-inclusive practices and preparation.
The GLSEN 2021 National School Climate Survey reports on the school experiences of LGBTQ+ youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students’ well-being.
Students have been forming Gender-Sexuality Alliance student clubs (originally known as Gay Straight Alliances, or GSAs) for over 30 years. Today, they continue to serve multiple purposes, including social support and student advocacy.
In 2019, WFP partnered with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and UNICEF to revise the National Health Policy (2020-30) and develop the National Nutrition Strategy and Action Plan (2020-25).
This document, part of UNESCO’s series of technical briefs on school violence and bullying, focuses on the role of teachers in preventing and addressing violence in school.
Comprehensive sexuality education is an important means of promoting sexual well-being amongst young people and is key to preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, sexuality education is not currently included in the formal curriculum in Italian schools.
This briefing note outlines key policy recommendations to strengthen education systems to protect and promote the mental health and psychosocial well-being of children and adolescents, including support for their teachers and caregivers.