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UNESCO paper busts myths about comprehensive sexuality education

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UNESCO, 2019 Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves sexual and reproductive health, argues Facing the Facts, a new policy paper by the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report at UNESCO that seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education in many countries. Globally, each year, 15 million girls marry before the age...

Sexual health and its linkages to reproductive health: an operational approach

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 World Health Organization, 2017 Sexual health and reproductive health are closely linked, but crucial aspects of sexual health can be overlooked when grouped under or together with the domain of reproductive health. In order to create broader awareness of comprehensive sexual health interventions and to ensure that sexual health and reproductive health both receive full attention in programming...

Women and Sexual and Reproductive Health Position Paper: Second Edition, 2019

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Australian Women’s Health Network Inc., 2019 The Australian Women’s Health Network first published its Women and Sexual and Reproductive Health Position Paper in 2012. Since then significant work has been undertaken across Australia in this area and a number of its recommendations have been implemented. This has resulted in a robust on going public conversation and a greater understanding of...

Condom handouts in schools prevent disease without encouraging sex

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The Guardian, Fri 15 Feb 2019 16.01 AEDT Making condoms available to teenagers at school does not make them more promiscuous – but neither does it reduce teenage pregnancy rates. According to a major review by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), giving out condoms in secondary schools does not increase sexual activity, or encourage young people to have sex at an earlier age. The research, thought to...

Scotland to embed LGBTI teaching across curriculum

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The Guardian, 9/12/2018 Scotland will become the first country in the world to embed the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights in the school curriculum, in what campaigners have described as a historic moment. State schools will be required to teach pupils about the history of LGBTI equalities and movements, as well as tackling homophobia and transphobia and...

Schools Coordinator vacancy at SHINE SA

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SHINE SA, November 2018 Immediate start 37.5 hours per week ASO5 position – permanent hourly rate of $37.57 – $40.59 ( $73,496 to $79,413 per annum) Excellent Salary Sacrificing Scheme – (PBI status) Based at our Woodville office SHINE SA is the leading sexual health agency in South Australia. We are a not-for-profit, non-government organisation working in partnership with government, health...

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