Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
“Norms and Requirements for WASH in Schools, Dormitories and Kindergartens” was approved in June 2015 by three Ministries (MoECS, MoHS and MoF) as a result of series of advocacy activities by UNICEF in cooperation with partners.
This Framework proposes principles and provides guidelines for the introduction of appropriate curricula for comprehensive sexuality education.
In Macedonia there is a need for introducing sexuality education in schools. This finding is a result of a research determining the needs of the parents, teachers and students, and reviewing the current school curricula.
Telling the HIV story can be done with respect, dignity and sensitivity. It needs exposure to priority issues so that a wide range of stakeholders including individuals, households, communities and policy-makers can be involved in preventive action.