This Practice Brief focuses on the ways in which girls who are pregnant or parenting can be supported, so that they can thrive in education. This group of girls is often overlooked and under-researched. However, with the right support they can still make significant educational progress.
Comprehensive and proper sexuality education helps young people develop positive values, knowledge and skills to make respectful and healthy choices about relationship and sex, which, as a result, contributes to what the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has long been advocating—a sexual haras
This is a 5-day training course on preventing school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). The course materials have been drawn up for use by training facilitators throughout the training course, which may be provided online or in-person.
Report Card 17 explores how 43 OECD/EU countries are faring in providing healthy environments for children. Do children have clean water to drink? Do they have good-quality air to breathe? Are their homes free of lead and mould? How many children live in overcrowded homes?
This report, based on research undertaken from March to December 2021, provides findings and operational guidance for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) across Plan International and beyond.
Since 2007, the longitudinal and qualitative ‘Real Choices, Real Lives’ (RCRL) study has been tracking the lives of girls and their families in nine countries around the world.
This research, conducted by the Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) sought to assess the level of male engagement by Women’s Rights Organisations (WROs) involved in the campaign against sexual violence in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
The updated National Teacher Preparation Standards for Sex Education are divided into seven standards: Standard 1: Professional Disposition. Teacher candidates demonstrate comfort and proficiency with, commitment to, and self-efficacy in teaching sex education.
The authors examine the mutual reinforcement of adolescent health and education, the challenges of intersectoral working, and the joint investment needed to secure wellbeing during adolescence, into adult life, and for the next generation.
In this article, the authors argue that school health programmes have the potential to mitigate a growing epidemic of malnutrition in children and adolescents.