Despite the progress made in the past 10 years, with a 46% decline in new HIV infections among young people (15–24 years), the world is still behind on achieving the targets set for young people.
A new advocacy initiative for adolescent girls’ education and empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa, backed by an unstoppable coalition for change led by adolescent girls and young women, is being launched in 2021.
The authors examine the effects of HIV-infection on school attendance in Zimbabwe using recent nationally representative data of 11,673 children aged 6–18 years. They employ a non-linear multivariate decomposition approach to examine how HIV affects gender gaps in school attendance.
Youth with disabilities (YWD) need developmentally appropriate sex education to stay safe and healthy and to achieve self-determination.
Can school-based sex education programs become an important strategy in preventing harm?
While sexuality education can support children and young people with disabilities in their sexual development and contribute to their wellbeing, challenges to its provision exist.
The purpose of this review is to critically analyse the extant research and help readers understand the ways the school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) can contribute towards youth development and urge policymakers to implement nationwide good-quality, scientific, culturally relevan
School-based sex education plays a vital role in the sexual health and well-being of young people. Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of efforts beyond pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is a curriculum-based process of teaching and learning about the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social aspects of sexuality.
This report provides guidance for parents and families, youth, educators, and policymakers to: 1) Become advocates for LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education; 2) Ensure that school is a safe and accepting space for LGBTQ+ students; 3) Implement LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education in schools, community setting