WebLibrary on sexuality education

Introduction

The ESC has endeavoured to collect programmes, tools, brochures etc. on the topic of sexuality education in European and other languages in this web library. You can search the library for general and specific topics, such as disability, abortion, LGBT+, violence, and more. Target groups include teachers, students, advocates, policy makers and programmers designers. A short description is added for your service. Where no description in the original language was available to us, we tried to provide an English one. Provided are links or PDFs; if no links are available. Links to other web libraries are also included. Examples of the items provided are listed below.

The particular language of an item is mentioned in the original form. For your convenience here is an overview with the English translation of the original languages.

We would welcome comments on the information provided and new additions to the library. For additions, please complete and submit the FORM. The content will be subject to approval before publication.
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“Diagnosis of physical and mental health conditions in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective cohort study

Williams R. et al

To date, research on the indirect impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of the population and the health-care system is scarce. We aimed to investigate the indirect effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on general practice health-care usage, and the subsequent diagnoses of common physical and mental health conditions in a deprived UK population.

Health providers Policy makers
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Adolescents

English

Open Website

“The Istanbul convention, Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence “

Council of Europe

The purposes of this Convention are to: a) protect women against all forms of violence, and prevent, prosecute and eliminate violence against women and domestic violence; b) contribute to the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promote substantive equality between women and men, including by empowering women; c) design a comprehensive framework, policies and measures for the protection of and assistance to all victims of violence against women and domestic violence; d) promote international co‐operation with a view to eliminating violence against women and domestic violence; e) provide support and assistance to organisations and law enforcement agencies to effectively co‐operate in order to adopt an integrated approach to eliminating violence against women and domestic violence.

Policy makers Advocates Researchers
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General population Women

English

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Action Plan for Sexual and Reproductive Health: towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Europe – leaving no one behind (2016)

WHO

Action plan for sexual and reproductive health

Policy makers
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Health providers , Teachers/educators

English

Open PDF

Adapting Sexual Health Education for a Virtual Environment

ETR

Virtual learning can be effective for sexual health programs!1 Teaching sexual health education virtually, through live and/or self-paced delivery, provides an opportunity to reach students wherever they are located, get creative with new teaching strategies, and build meaningful connections.

Teachers/Educators Programme designers
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Youth

English

Open PDF

Advocates of Youth

Regional Module: Teacher Training on Comprehensive Sexuality Education for East and Southern Africa

Programme designers Teachers/Educators
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Primary School Secondary school

English

Open Website

Amaze parents video’s

AMAZE

A website full of small video's about CSE from explaining how babies are made for preschool kids, to masturbation and how to support trans kids for adolescents

Parents
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Preschool Adolescents LGBT+

English

Open Website

Associations Between LGBTQ-affirmative School Climate and Adolescent Drinking Behaviors

Coulter RWS et al

Fostering LGBTQ-affirmative school climates may reduce certain drinking behaviors for gay/lesbian adolescents, heterosexual adolescents, and adolescents unsure of their sexual orientation.

Teachers/Educators
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Youth

English

Open Website

Associations of Outside- and Within-School Adult Support on Suicidality: Moderating Effects of Sexual Orientation

Coulter RWS et al

Our research confirms that gay/lesbian, bisexual, and questioning youth are at elevated risk for suicidality, and that they report lower levels of adult support than heterosexual youth.

Teachers/Educators
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Youth

English

Open Website

Birdees app

Birdees arms parents with the information and resources to handle tough conversations about sexual education with their children of all ages. Children are complex and at times even parents cannot understand what they need. We present you with latest research and child psychology techniques to understand every need your child has. We are empathic towards all the parents in the world and together focus on bringing up a mentally healthy and stable individual.

Teachers/Educators Parents
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Youth Preschool Primary School Secondary school

English

Open Website

Catholics for Choice

Catholics for choice

Comprehensive site with a lot of material on sexual health based on Catholic vision

Teachers/Educators Health providers Advocates Policy makers
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General population

English

Open Website