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  • NEW @UNESCO and @GEMReport policy paper seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts (graphic)
  • New @UNESCO and @GEMReport policy paper presents the evidence of the benefits of age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts (graphic)
  • It’s time to #FacetheFacts: School-based learning about sex, sexuality, sexual and reproductive health, and healthy relationships empowers students #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Introducing comprehensive sexuality education in the curriculum is insufficient without adequate teacher training #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Let’s #FacetheFacts: Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves sexual and reproductive health Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • #FacetheFacts: Only approximately one third of people aged 15-24 years have comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention and transmission Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Children and young people should receive comprehensive sexuality education before they become sexually active to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Many people still hold erroneous beliefs about the effects of teaching young people about sex and relationships. It’s time to #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts  (graphic)
  • How can we break the deadlock in delivery of comprehensive sexuality education? #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts (gif animation)

 

Facebook / Instagram:

Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves sexual and reproductive health, according to a new @GEM Report UNESCO and @UNESCO policy paper. The paper  seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education in many countries. It’s time to #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts

LinkedIn:

Globally, each year, 15 million girls marry before the age of 18, some 16 million 15-19 year olds and one million girls under 15 give birth. Young people moreover account for a third of new HIV infections among adults and across 37 low and middle-income countries, yet only approximately one third of people aged 15-24 years have comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention and transmission. A new UNESCO and Global Education Monitoring Report policy paper seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts

 

More tweets:

  • Comprehensive sexuality education of good quality encourages positive gender norms and promotes values and attitudes that contribute to safe and inclusive learning environments #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts (graphic)
  • Even children at the age of five need to understand basic facts about their body, think about family and social relationships and recognize inappropriate behaviour and identify abuse #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Programmes that promote abstinence-only are ineffective and potentially harmful as the gap between the age of initial sexual activity and marriage is growing #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • #FacetheFacts: Half the girls in the Islamic Republic of Iran believe menstruation to be a disease Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • #FacetheFacts:  Comprehensive sexuality education is important - 51% of girls in Afghanistan, 82% in Malawi, know nothing about menstruation before experiencing it themselves Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • #FacetheFacts: Young people account for a third of new HIV infections among adults and across 37 low and middle-income countries. Comprehensive sexuality education could help Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • #FacetheFacts:  Globally, each year, 15 million girls marry before the age of 18, some 16 million 15-19 year olds and one million girls under 15 give birth. Comprehensive sexuality education could help Bit.ly/csefacethefacts
  • Provision of comprehensive sexuality education has become not a matter for evidence-based action, but a highly politicized contest #FacetheFacts Bit.ly/csefacethefacts