A gender-justice researcher reviewed the entire newly released government sexuality education resource for teachers. She found several significant problems.
A study on the delivery of sexuality education found some teachers were anxious about parental fear, negative media and political hysteria. Sometimes they watered down 'risky' content.
Millions of people are reading young adult fantasy novels like Twilight or A Court of Thorns and Roses. But the way sexual consent is depicted in these can be confusing or even harmful.
A sexual education program in Mexico City provides a blueprint for Australia. It shows how to engage students in conversations about lived experiences, among other effective methods.
Sexual negotiation can be a difficult process. It's about reading body language as well as verbal cues, and respecting the wants and needs of your partner. Schools need to teach it early and often.
Nearly one-quarter of young people surveyed said women exaggerated claims of sexual assault. This is only one reason why education on underlying values that lead to violence against women matters.