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How Is Comprehensive Sexuality Education A Missing Link To Promoting Positive Gender Norms?

March 25, 2024

First published in April 2023

From the rise of misogynistic influencers online to growing restrictions on girls’ rights to education, harmful gender norms are impacting communities across the globe. So, how can the most persistent harmful norms be tackled and how can community and faith leaders support these efforts? We spoke with Kalpana Rai, a gender expert and young activist from Nepal and member of the Beyond Beijing Committee (a project funded by ARROW) about her experience of working with faith leaders to build more gender equal communities.

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Why Youth SRHR? Why Now?

March 15, 2024

Bodily autonomy for all young people is one of the three focus areas outlined in SheDecides new Strategic Plan, alongside abortion rights and comprehensive sexuality education. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which will provide our community with an opportunity to come together, celebrate the advances in SRHR and highlight where progress still needs to be made.

In particular, SheDecides will use the moment to put a spotlight on young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. We spoke to Lewis Emmerton, SheDecides Senior Policy Advisor to learn more about how, and why?

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