Visualisation tool: Assessing Comprehensiveness of Sexuality Education

Posted on June 15, 2021 at 12:28 pm

To improve young people’s SRHR, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in partnership with the Her Choice Programme have developed three visualisation tools. One of them is to assess the Comprehensiveness of Sexuality Education. The development and evaluation of the use ...

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Diving deeper into the meaning of CSE

Posted on December 16, 2020 at 3:56 pm

Introduction In 2016, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) was awarded a Share-Net International Small Grant for their proposed project, titled “CSE, teachers and formal and informal curricula: A qualitative analysis on the role of teachers in enhancing young women and men’s ...

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But is it comprehensive? Unpacking the ‘comprehensive’ in comprehensive sexuality education

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 10:17 am

In their recent article, Esther Miedema, Marielle Le Mat, and Frances Hague (2020) dive into the notion of “comprehensive” in comprehensive sexuality education. To gain greater clarity on what CSE is seen to be and entails, and how this form ...

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It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 9:24 am

It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education provides a rationale, content, and sample activities for placing gender and rights at the center of sexuality and HIV curricula—both as ...

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Interactive Webinar: strengthening your CSE programme by addressing gender and power

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Interactive webinar Did you know Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is five times more likely to be successful in preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when it pays explicit attention to the topics of gender and power? Rutgers acknowledges ...

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Factsheet: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Youth

Posted on October 21, 2019 at 12:22 pm

About Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is a critical means of improving young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and their ability to make safe and informed decisions. CSE can be defined as an age-appropriate, culturally relevant rights-based ...

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School-Based Sexuality Education in Tanzania: A Reflection on the Benefits of a Peer-Led Edutainment Approach

Posted on July 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

School-based sexuality education in Tanzania often does not meet learners’ needs. This paper reflects on the findings of a study that compared two secondary school-based sexuality education programmes: the Dance4Life sexuality education edutainment approach implemented by Restless Development, a non-governmental ...

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From ‘consent football’ to ‘pin the organ on the body’: sex education around the world

Posted on April 30, 2019 at 3:13 pm

Adults have long been squeamish over talking to children about sex. We have a history of complicated and conflicting attitudes: sex has been seen as simultaneously joyous and desirable (so long as it is between a young couple after marriage ...

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#IDECIDE4MYSELF -Research Report

Posted on March 29, 2019 at 10:06 am

This explorative and quantitative study, commissioned by Dance4Life and executed by Avance Impact, explores the connection between empowerment, relationships and sexuality among nearly 2,500 young people in four countries from different continents. Unprotected sex is the greatest health risk facing ...

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Funding for Abstinence-Only Education and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: Does State Ideology Affect Outcomes?

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 1:32 pm

The aim of this article is to examine the relationship between adolescent pregnancy–prevention and sexuality and abstinence-only education funding and adolescent birthrates over time. Also, to determine whether state ideology plays a moderating role on adolescent reproductive health, that is, ...

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