Learners with disabilities are disproportionately affected by school violence and bullying at all ages and in all learning settings. This has significant adverse impacts on their education, health and well-being.
The online conference intended to build global momentum to end bullying in schools by raising awareness among all stakeholders, sharing promising practices, and mobilising governments, experts and the entire education community.
Connect with Respect is a curriculum tool to assist teachers. It draws on research on violence prevention, gender norms, and the programmatic experience of school-based interventions.
The guide provides references to all national laws and sectoral policies related to child protection and violence prevention and response in educational institutions.
The guide is designed for administrators and the staff of primary, gymnasium and lyceum level general education institutions and secondary and post-secondary professional (vocational) education institutions.
School violence and bullying occurs throughout the world and affects a significant proportion of children and adolescents. It not only negatively impacts their educational outcomes, but harms their physical health and emotional well-being.
More than 246 million children are subjected to gender-based violence in or around schools every year. This is a violation of their human rights, and a form of gender-discrimination that has far-reaching physical, psychological and educational consequences.
The lessons contained in this packet provide a means for educators to begin to address homophobic bullying in their school setting. The four activities proposed are aimed at both primary and secondary level classes.
Violence that occurs in and around schools (also known as school-related genderbased violence or SRGBV) continues to be a serious barrier in realizing the right to education. Girls are most at risk of GBV in and around schools, but boys may also be targeted.
This booklet is the eighth in a series of publications that address key themes of UNESCO’s work in HIV and Health Education. It marks the first of several contributions to school-based health promotion that UNESCO will produce to complement our work in HIV and sexuality education.