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  1. Addictive substances: textbook approaches from 16 countries

    Schools have been identified as one of the appropriate settings for addiction prevention since this is the place where pupils may come into contact with drugs for the first time and experiment with them, with the possibility of becoming addicted. To be effective, school-based drug education must be firmly based on knowledge of oneself and knowledge of the effects of various addictive substances. Biology education is then an essential part of schoolbased drug education. …

  2. Comprehensive sexuality education, culture and gender: the effect of the cultural setting on a sexuality education programme in Ethiopia

    Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is recognised as an effective method of sexual health education, with the school identified as a fitting site of implementation. Its holistic and participatory nature endeavours to develop the knowledge, attitudes and life-skills of students to help them secure their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). This qualitative study aimed to better understand aspects of CSE implementation in one context. …

  3. Sexuality education as a collective responsibility: a new health education curriculum in Cyprus

    The development of health promotion is typically viewed as a reaction against both the excessive responsibility placed on individuals concerning their health-related choices and the absence of recognition of environmental factors associated with personal decision making. What though does sexuality education mean from the perspective of health promotion? According to one approach, it implies the existence of a curriculum that recognises the environmental factors affecting sexuality and sexual behaviour. …

  4. HIV and young people who sell sex. Technical brief

    This technical brief is one in a series addressing four young key populations. It is intended for policy-makers, donors, service-planners, service-providers and community-led organizations. This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex. …

  5. The impacts of drug policies on children and young people

    As member states of the United Nations take stock of the drug control system, a number of debates have emerged among governments about how to balance international drug laws with human rights, public health, alternatives to incarceration, and experimentation with regulation. This series intends to provide a primer on why governments must not turn a blind eye to pressing human rights and public health impacts of current drug policies.

  6. Results from the School Health Policies and Practices Study 2014

    This report provides results from the SHPPS conducted in 2014. Following a detailed Methods section, 2014 results are presented in a series of 168 tables organized around the 10 components of the WSCC model. Tables 1.1 through 10.4 provide the percentage of schools or classes with certain policies and practices in place; these results are shown separately for each school level—elementary school, middle school, and high school. For each variable, the prevalence estimate is shown along with a 95% confidence interval. …

  7. Emerging evidence, lessons and practice in comprehensive sexuality education: a global review

    This publication provides a global review of the current status of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) implementation and coverage.

  8. Schools. School-based education for drug abuse prevention

    For some decades now students have been given lessons about drugs in school in the belief that education about drugs can change their behaviour. This publication discusses basic principles upon which policy makers, school administrators and teachers can make decisions on how to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate school-based drug prevention programmes.

  9. Substance use prevention in educational settings in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: a review of policies and practices

    Promoting health and a healthy lifestyle among children and youth is a national priority for all Eastern European and Central Asian countries, and is reflected in their country policies. Schools have an important role to play in health promotion, by preparing children, adolescents and youth for a healthy and safe adulthood. This review of policies and practices provides a brief account of the achievements to date in prevention education (with special focus on drug use prevention), and outlines the challenges still to be addressed.

  10. Educación sobre sexualidad y prevención del VIH: un diagnóstico para América Latina y el Caribe

    Objetivo. Mostrar, a través de un diagnóstico en América Latina y el Caribe, el panorama legislativo y curricular sobre sexualidad y prevención contra el virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) en el ámbito escolar, contrastándolo con los comportamientos sexuales reportados en encuestas demográficas y de salud. Métodos. En mayo de 2008 se realizó, con el apoyo del Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas (UNFPA), una encuesta a informantes clave en 34 países de la Región. …

  11. Seminário educação em sexualidade e relações de gênero na formação inicial docente no ensino superior, Fundação Carlos Chagas, São Paulo, 9 de outubro de 2013: relatório final

    Esse documento apresenta a narrativa do seminário intitulado Educaçăo em Sexualidade e Relaçőes de Gęnero na Formaçăo Inicial Docente no Ensino Superior, promovido pela UNESCO, realizado em 9 de outubro de 2013, nas dependęncias da Fundaçăo Carlos Chagas, na cidade de Săo Paulo. Esse evento contou com a participaçăo das cátedras da UNESCO e da Fundaçăo Carlos Chagas, bem como de pesquisadores acadęmicos de várias instituiçőes de ensino superior do país, membros da UNESCO, da ECOS – Comunicaçăo em Sexualidade e membros da Fundaçăo Carlos Chagas. …

  12. Buku suplemen bimbingan teknis kesehatan reproduksi: pelecehan seksual

    Buku Panduan Kesehatan Reproduksi dan Kesehatan Seksualitas yang Komprehensif ini dikembangkan atas kerjasama BKKBN dan UNESCO. Panduan ini merupakan hasil adaptasi dari International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education (ITGSE).

  13. Tximu bedte sinanek onkekin darawakid: Matis

    A Série “Educação preventiva para DST/HIV/Aids e hepatites virais entreos povos indígenas do Vale do Javari” constitui-se em material didático pedagógico multilíngue e intercultural, que tem como finalidade subsidiar osprofessores Marubo, Matis e Mayoruna (Matsés) em ações de prevenção àsdoenças nas escolas indígenas e nos contextos comunitários em que estãosituadas. O material disponibiliza aos professores conteúdos para trabalharemcom as diferentes faixas etárias, gêneros e graus de escolaridade dos alunos. …

  14. Nënaid bedenda quequin chiaid nec DST/Aids e hepatites virais: Mayoruna (Matsés)

    A Série “Educação preventiva para DST/HIV/Aids e hepatites virais entreos povos indígenas do Vale do Javari” constitui-se em material didáticopedagógicomultilíngue e intercultural, que tem como finalidade subsidiar osprofessores Marubo, Matis e Mayoruna (Matsés) em ações de prevenção àsdoenças nas escolas indígenas e nos contextos comunitários em que estãosituadas. …

  15. Isi tëai vana: Maruvo

    A Série “Educação preventiva para DST/HIV/Aids e hepatites virais entreos povos indígenas do Vale do Javari” constitui-se em material didático pedagógico multilíngue e intercultural, que tem como finalidade subsidiar osprofessores Marubo, Matis e Mayoruna (Matsés) em ações de prevenção àsdoenças nas escolas indígenas e nos contextos comunitários em que estãosituadas. …

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