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UNESCO takes action on school violence and bullying

In a 2016 opinion poll on the experience of bullying to which 100,000 young people in 18 countries responded, 25 per cent reported that they had been bullied because of their physical appearance, 25 per cent because of their gender or sexual orientation and 25 per cent because of their ethnicity or national origin.

Online Course on Quantitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluating the Education Sector Response to HIV and AIDS

Education contributes to knowledge and personal skills that are essential for HIV prevention. In countries with a generalized HIV epidemic, the education sector also contributes to mitigating the impact of AIDS on students, education personnel, their families and communities.

Online consultation on the AA-HA! implementation guidance

The WHO Secretariat, in collaboration with other UN agencies and in consultation with youth, Member States and major partners, has drafted the global implementation guidance for Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA! guidance). Its aim is to support the implementation of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030).

New Global Online Hub for CSE Advocacy to be launched

UNFPA with UNESCO and IPPF are pleased to announce a presentation of the CSE Advocacy Hub (the Hub) on 29 November.

New online library on discrimination related to sexual orientation and gender identity/expression launched in Chile

Bibliodiversa offers a wide array of documents about the LGBT community including academic studies and publications from UNESCO, UNICEF, NGOs and international and national partners.

UNESCO launches new Strategy on Education for Health and Well-Being: Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

Reflecting growing international recognition of the inter-relationship between education and health, UNESCO is releasing today a new strategy on Education for Health and Well-Being.

Upcoming webinar on Substance Abuse Prevention in Schools

The School Health and Nutrition webinar series provides monthly presentations by leading policy makers, researchers and implementers engaged in improving the health and education of children in low and middle income countries across the globe. The webinars cover all areas of school health and nutrition with speakers draw from organisations engaged in furthering the aims and objectives of the FRESH movement.

Vacancy Notice: Regional HIV and Health Education Adviser, UNESCO Office Bangkok

This position is based in the Section on Inclusive Quality Education at the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok.

UNESCO survey to inform update of the International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education

UNESCO is currently carrying out a review and update of the UN International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education (ITGSE) to ensure that the evidence on sexuality education is up-to-date and that the content reflects the contemporary needs of all learners.

Being a young person

As part of efforts to ensure all young people have access to comprehensive, life-skills based sexuality education, UNESCO screened a new video at the 18-July Eastern and Southern Africa Commitment Progress Review Meeting, on the side-lines of this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.

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