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  1. Review of policies and strategies to implement and scale up sexuality education in Asia and the Pacific

    This review examines the existing frameworks present in the Asia-Pacific region to implement and scale up sexuality education. It includes a systematic review of over 300 national policies, laws, strategic plans on HIV, education, population and reproductive health, and youth in 28 countries in Asia and the Pacific. The review finds that there are still significant gaps across the region in terms of legal and policy frameworks. Of all types of policy documents analysed, education policies and laws were least likely to include content on sexuality education. …

  2. Combating HIV and AIDS in the education sector in Malawi strategic plan 2005-2008

    The HIV and AIDS strategy and plan of action for the education sector 2005-2008 is presented in nine chapters. The first chapter covers the rationale for an HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan and Agenda for ActIon, the methodology and underlying assumptions. Chapter two covers the situation analysis of HIV and AIDS in Malawi in relation to education and chapter three contains the overall guiding principles on HIV and AIDS intervention in the sector. …

  3. Sex education at schools

    The document updates the "Sex education in schools" decree of 24 November 1970 (circular no. 193/1970), published by the Austrian Ministry of Education and Art. It describes the educational and social objectives designed to encourage the development of young people's talent, knowledge and abilities as part of their overall education and personality development. Schools have a responsibility for rounding out, deepening, and, if need be, correcting children's existing knowledge about sexuality. …

  4. National HIV/AIDS Preventive Education in Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Teacher Training Colleges

    Since the first incident of HIV/AIDS in Kenya was reported in 1984, the Government responded with the sessional paper No.4 of 1997 detailing its policy framework on HIV/AIDS. This has resulted in a five-year national strategic plan on HIV/AIDS control.Consequently, on 25th November 1999, His Excellency the President declared HIV/AIDS a national disaster. …

  5. Ministry of Education Policy on HIV/AIDS Education

    The HIV/AIDS Education Policy of the Ministry of Education was developed as part of the national response to the epidemic. The Ministry has a major responsibility to reduce the spread of HIV infection by addressing HIV/AIDS in its education programmes. This is done through infusion/integration of HIV/AIDS issues in the school curriculum and related training of the teaching force. The key aim is to equip all with skills, to develop attitudes and practices to curb the spread and manage HIV/AIDS. …

  6. HIV and AIDS in the education sector in Cambodia: overview of the national "Life Skills for HIV and AIDS Education Programme" (LSHE) (Fact Sheet: 3)

    This ICHA Fact Sheet (#3) aims at briefly describing the Ministry's national "Life Skills for HIV and AIDS Education Programme" (LSHE). …

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