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Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2018

International norms and the politics of sexuality education in Nigeria

Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, the government in 1999 unexpectedly approved sexuality education policy.

Conference Reports
Conference Reports | 2020

Report of the first Virtual Meeting of the External Advisory Group (EAG) for the development of Global Standards for Health Promoting Schools and their implementation guidance, 18–19 March 2020

Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support country implementation – recommended that “every school should be a health promoting school”. This is in line with the redefinition of school health.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2020

Love & let live: education and sexuality

The expansion of school-based sexuality education in most countries has taken place with a strong focus on conveying information about sexual and reproductive health.