Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:07 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, launched at the UN General Assembly in 2015. ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 4:40 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, launched at the UN General Assembly in 2015. ...

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Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI:10.1080/14681811.2015.1123148 Abstract In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into cross-curricular subjects located within the national curriculum of primary and secondary schools. We conducted a literature ...

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“We Want to Learn About Good Love” Findings from a Qualitative Study Assessing the Links Between Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:42 am

This study was commissioned by Plan UK, assesses the extent to which Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can have an impact on reducing violence against women and girls, and looks at examples of best practice. It also shares recommendations to civil ...

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Policy brief: Sexuality education – what is it?

Posted on November 27, 2015 at 11:32 am

Sex Education, DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1100599 This policy brief developed by the European Expert Group on Sexuality Education provides an overview of key issues in sexuality education. It focuses primarily on sexuality education in Europe and Central Asia but is also relevant ...

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Lessons learned from a decade implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education in resource poor settings: The World Starts With Me

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 11:24 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1111203 Abstract: Today, more than half of the world population is under the age of 25 years and one in four is under age 18. The urgency of expanding access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) notably ...

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Youth, Technology, and HIV: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Posted on November 13, 2015 at 11:14 am

Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Dec;12(4):500-15. doi: 10.1007/s11904-015-0280-x. Abstract Technology, including mobile technologies and social media, offers powerful tools to reach, engage, and retain youth and young adults in HIV prevention and care interventions both in the USA and globally. In this ...

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Is the sexual behaviour of young people in sub-Saharan Africa influenced by their peers? A systematic review

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:09 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 146, December 2015, Pages 62–74. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.039   Highlights There are gaps in our understanding of young people’s sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa Findings as to the role of peers in adolescent sexual behaviour are inconsistent. Methodological ...

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Secret languages of sex: disabled youth’s experiences of sexual and HIV communication with their parents/caregivers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Posted on October 23, 2015 at 10:42 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1092432 Abstract Various health promotion strategies have been implemented in South Africa aiming to encourage young people to talk about issues of sexuality and HIV with their parents/caregivers. Although parent/caregiver sexual communication may be an ...

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Online pornography – Should schools be teaching young people about the risks? An exploration of the views of young people and teaching professionals

Posted on October 23, 2015 at 10:39 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1090968 Abstract The Internet has made sexually explicit media more accessible to young people. Online pornography is diverse, can be very graphic, and a large amount is available free of charge with restrictions varying by ...

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