Young people comprise nearly a third of Myanmar’s population. In this country, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is too often overlooked as a critical aspect of their well-being.
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An effective national HIV response requires listening to and learning from those most affected and ensuring their passion and perspectives are heard by empowering them to be community leaders.
UNESCO Bangkok and Myanmar’s Ministry of Health have opened the door to further collaboration on the HIV and AIDS response in the country following recent meetings in Nay Pyi Taw.
Old enough to marry, but too young to have consensual sex. Criminally responsible for one’s actions, but not legally entitled to HIV testing without parental consent.
In a region where a lot of young people are living with HIV and new HIV infections are on the rise among young people in a number of countries, there is no room for a business as usual approach.
This December marks the first year of implementation following the groundbreaking ESA commitment. The commitment supports increased access to good quality comprehensive sexuality education.
In keeping with its mandate, UNESCO’s immediate goal is to strengthen the ability of countries to respond to, and withstand the Ebola crisis both in affected countries and beyond.
This booklet sets out the rationale for the education sector to address homophobic bullying, by providing an overview of the nature and consequences of homophobic bullying in educational institution.
An estimated 246 million girls and boys are harassed and abused in and around school every year. Girls are particularly vulnerable to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV).
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), under the support from UNESCO, launched a regional workshop on Growth and Changes, which brought together almost 100 representatives.
UNESCO is a supporter of the “&Proud LGBT Film Festival”, which will be held at the French Institute in Yangon from 14 to 16 November, 2014.
Produced by the UNESCO International Bureau of Education, in collaboration with UNESCO Offices, this guide has been designed to support teacher training as well as teaching practices in the classroom.