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School Health: The Changed Landscape

The past few years have seen a sea change in how the world invests in its young people, well beyond early childhood and all the way into their transition towards adulthood. As the World Bank's Human Capital Index shows, people are an economy's main source of wealth, yet very undervalued in low and middle-income contexts (LMICs). This underachievement of human capital is reflected in young people's health, knowledge, and resilience.

Symposium seeks solutions to school-related gender-based violence

A Global Learning Symposium on ending school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) will be held from 26 to 28 March 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is timely in the context of a renewed global conversation around continued gender inequality, triggered in 2018 by the #MeToo movement and an increased commitment around the world to make schools safer places.

Managing Operation and Maintenance. What does it take to reach the SDGs for WASH in schools?

FRESH School Health and Nutrition Webinar, Friday, 15th March 2019

20 Years of Experience in Integrated School Health and Nutrition Programming

FRESH School Health and Nutrition Webinar: Friday, 15th February 2019

Comprehensive sexuality education: A foundation for life and love

To mark World AIDS Day 2018, UNESCO launched its global campaign "Comprehensive sexuality education: A foundation for life and love". In developing the campaign, UNESCO interviewed and filmed families across the world, asking them to reflect on their experience of sexuality education. Join the...

World AIDS Day

Every year on 1 December, UNESCO stands together with UNAIDS, co-sponsors and other partners for World AIDS Day.

Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: upcoming FRESH webinar

Commemorating World Toilet Day 2018 and its call for Safe Toilets by 2030, we welcome the WHO/ UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene and the Department of Education and GIZ in the Republic of the Philippines to answer questions and share recommendations for improving school water, sanitation and hygiene.

Preschools as a Platform for Improving Diet and Reducing Stunting: upcoming FRESH webinar

Commemorating World Food Day 2018 and its vision of a #ZeroHunger World by 2030, we welcome the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to share global evidence and findings from a recent study in Malawi supporting the nexus between nutrition and young child development.

Eye Health Promotion in Schools: Components and Costs: FRESH School Health and Nutrition Webinar

Why is eye health promotion in schools important? What are its components? What are the cost drivers and costs for school-based vision screening at scale?

Faces: How I survived being bullied

Launched in 2017 by Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, FACES: How I Survived being Bullied is an international project led by a group of public media organizations which aims to fight against bullying on a global scale.

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