Schools should be a safe environment where the child acquires knowledge and develops his/her personality. We are all responsible for assuring the child an environment free from bullying and violence.
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University textbooks in mainland China largely ignore LGBT issues and when they do address them the information is often inaccurate and portrays the community as psychologically abnormal.
For many children in Asia-Pacific, school is not a safe space for learning, but a place where they are forced to deal with threats of bullying, harassment, assault and even rape.
In 2011, IIEP and partners undertook an assessment of the impact of HIV and AIDS on education in Kenya and an analysis of the implementation of the 2004 Kenyan education sector policy on HIV and AIDS.
Sexuality education and the provision of services for adolescents and young people are at the heart of a launched national programme, implemented by the Government of Zambia and supported by UNESCO.
UNESCO Bangkok provided technical support for a Plan Thailand refresher course on gender equality in Tak province, which was attended by 22 staff members and migrant volunteers.
This publication is part of a programme of work to provide technical guidance and implementation support for sexuality education programmes, as a platform for HIV prevention, treatment and care.
This initiative brings together policy makers, young people and civil society to strengthen sexuality education and reproductive and sexual health services in eastern and southern Africa.
In some parts of the world, two out of three girls reported having no idea of what was happening to them when they began menstruating. Schools are the ideal location to teach what puberty is.
Across Asia and the Pacific, transgender people face significant stigma and discrimination, as highlighted by this recent video from the Asia-Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) and UNAIDS.
To date there has been no systematic review of how laws and policies govern young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV information and services.
"All young people have the right to live full and healthy lives. We have to prepare adolescents and young people for the reality of the contemporary world through appropriate education and skills".