Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
Start early and choose teachable moments over a 'big talk'.
Australia’s relationships and sex education often fails to support the personal and social development of young people.
People may not be using condoms at the same rate as before, but it is difficult to know for sure because there is a lack of data.
When it comes to discussing pornography and sexuality with their children, parents have to learn to be quiet and listen.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
Research has found that 64% of LGBT teachers have experienced a serious episode of anxiety or depression linked to their sexual or gender identity and role as a teacher.
Objections raised about the school syllabus by parents, schools and civil society point to a bigger problem with the state.
Lobby group FOR SA is backed by the US Christian right. Its latest target is South Africa's increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans.
The terms 'freedom' and 'choice' – on which the legal definition of consent depends – mean very different things to different people.
Progressive responses that problematize Ontario's new opt-out policy for sex ed might reinforce the misleading idea that parents are an obstacle to their children’s sex education.
Four ways to teach children about consent.
Scholars weigh in on what sex education should look like for Indonesian schools. To this day the subject does not have a formal curriculum.
Doug Ford's unveiling of a new Grade 1-8 sex education curriculum is strikingly similar to the maligned 2015 version. The result is confused Ontario parents.
Teaching during the Section 28 era has left a damaging legacy for those LGBT teachers who lived through it.
There isn't much space in Zambia's rural areas for open, judgement-free communication with friends and parents about sexual matters.
Youth who are sexting are four times more likely to be having sex. They are five times more likely to have had multiple sexual partners and twice as likely not to be using contraception.
Young men in India mature and develop in a very male dominated environment, with little or no sex education.
Sex isn't always straightforward – especially not when you first start 'doing it'. If you experience pain 'down there' after sex, you may need to have a medical checkup.
Alberta's Bill 44 requiring schools to alert parents when they're teaching sex ed should be amended in order to protect both youth health and education towards democracy.