What are the challenges an HIV positive student is facing at school? What other forms of prejudice and associated intolerance a student may be encountering?
Many adolescents experience peer victimization, which often can be homophobic.
This study investigated homophobic victimization, teacher support, and school commitment in Brazilian schools. Participants were 339 students, ages 11 to 18, in two public schools in Brazil. Data were obtained using the Brazil Preventing School Harassment Survey.
Background. The onset of menstruation is a landmark event in the life of a young woman. Yet the complications and challenges that can accompany such an event have been understudied, specifically in resource-poor settings.
Policy-makers have cited menstruation and lack of sanitary products as barriers to girls' schooling. We evaluate these claims using a randomized evaluation of sanitary products provision to girls in Nepal. We report two findings.
Social issues such as HIV/AIDS, bullying, and violence have recently come to the fore in schooling and related research in South Africa. This article describes and critically analyses Masters and Ph.D.
This study documents a school district’s coordinated response to an elementary student’s social transition from a gender variant boy to a female gender expression.
This article examines what happened within one Church of England primary school during an action research project concerning sexualities.
In recent years, equality between homosexual and heterosexual relationships has increasingly been presented as a marker for Norwegian values.
This paper presents data from a qualitative study of urban high school students that asked students to reflect on the experiences of their lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning peers.