In Madagascar and many other contexts, decisions made at the higher level about family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) are often disconnected from knowledge and experience held at the local level – particularly when it comes to issues affecting youth.
The purpose of this compendium is to recall the main international standards on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and to make a specific call to States to ensure the right to CSE without discrimination.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) seeks to improve young people’s knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to sexual and reproductive health, sexual and social relationships, and dignity and rights.
The 23rd annual Global Child Nutrition Forum brought together over 240 school meal program leaders from around the world for discussion, exchange, and peer-to-peer support.
This topic brief highlights how improved water, sanitation and hygiene support the achievement of education and learning objectives, and explains how intervention benefits can be amplified with a whole-school and systems approach.
This commentary aims to examine the COVID-19 disruptions to CSE programming, responses, and strategies from countries and organisations to overcome challenges caused by COVID restrictions, and to explore the potential for digital technologies to deliver information and education in new ways.
This report presents the findings of a research project on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) conducted by Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Institute for Development (IfD) in partnership with UNICEF Sierra Leone and its partners, Community Initiatives for Rural Development (
With over 71% of the world’s youth aged 15-24 online (ITU, 2020), many children, adolescents and young people are turning to digital sources to seek information about health, sex, and relationships.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is a curriculum-based process of teaching and learning about the cognitive, emotional, physical and social aspects of sexuality.
This topic brief highlights how physical activity supports the achievement of education and learning objectives, and explains how intervention benefits can be amplified with a whole-school and systems approach.