Schools, health agencies, parents, and communities share a common goal of supporting the link between healthy eating, physical activity, and improved academic achievement of children and adolescents.
The Foundations for a Healthy School resource is designed to help contribute to a learning environment that promotes and supports child and student well-being – one of the four core goals in Ontario’s renewed vision for education.
Violence against women and girls is an unacceptable violation of basic human rights. It also is so widespread that ending it must be a global public health priority. An estimated one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner during her lifetime.
Scientific research has made major contributions to adolescent health by providing insights into factors that influence it and by defining ways to improve it.
This paper engages in the debate on the effects of children’s health on their education in later life stages in low- and middle-income countries.
Educación Integral de la Sexualidad: Conceptos, Enfoques y Competencias es un documento estratégico que subraya la importancia de la educación sobre sexualidad como parte integral de la educación básica o “educación fundamental”, bajo el entendido de que va más allá de la adquisición de conocimie
BACKGROUND: Teaching sexuality education to support young people’s sexual development and overall sexual health is both needed and supported.
This article presents the results of a research about the implementation of sex education in the public schools of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Quantitative and qualitative methods were used and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 124 teachers from 56 public schools.
This publication is part of an ongoing programme of work initiated by UNESCO in 2008 to provide technical guidance and implementation support for sexuality education programmes, as a platform for HIV prevention, treatment and care.
This issue of Quality/Calidad/Qualité highlights the experience of Scenarios USA, an innovative nonprofit program that has integrated a gender and rights perspective—and a