Resources

Chandra-Mouli, V.; Plesons, M.; Hadi, S.; Baig, Q.; Lang, I. 2018. Building support for adolescent sexuality and reproductive health education and responding to resistance in conservative contexts: cases From Pakistan. In: Global Health: Science and Practice, 6(1), 128-136.
Building community support for, and overcoming resistance to, sexuality education programmes

IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation). 2017. Deliver + enable toolkit: scaling-up comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). London: IPPF.
The toolkit includes a section on working with relevant stakeholders.

IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation). 2010. Voices of hope: guide to inspire dialogues on religion, faith, sexuality and young people. London: IPPF.
A resource for young people who want to discuss issues of religion, faith, sex and relationships, and for adults working with young people and religious leaders.

IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation); The PACT. 2017. We demand more! A sexuality education advocacy heandbook for young people. The PACT.
A handbook designed for young people who want to improve the sexuality education that is provided in their school, town or country.

SAfAIDS (Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service); UNESCO ESARO (UNESCO Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office). 2015. How to hold CSE dialogues with communities: advocating in schools and communities for youth friendly services across Eastern and Southern Africa. Harare, Pretoria: SAfAIDS.
Includes guidance on dialogue with communities.

UNESCO. 2017. International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach. Paris: UNESCO.
The guidance, referenced throughout this Toolkit, offers a wide range of guidance on supporting country and regional leaders in putting mechanisms into place to successfully implement and sustain CSE programming.

UNESCO. 2015. Emerging evidence, lessons and practice in comprehensive sexuality education: a global review, 2015. Paris: UNESCO.
Extensive rationales and links to additional research for making the case for CSE at the country and regional levels with a range of community stakeholders.

UNESCO. 2013. Young people today, time to act now: why adolescents and young people need comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services in Eastern and Southern Africa; summary. Paris: UNESCO. 
The report includes profiles summarizing the work of ESA countries in implementing CSE.

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund). 2010. Advocacy toolkit: a guide to influencing decisions that improve children's lives. New York: UNICEF.
Provides tips on establishing partnerships for advocacy.

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund). 2015. The evaluation of comprehensive sexuality education programmes: a focus on the gender and empowerment outcomes. New York: UNFPA.
Looks at tools and indicators for evaluating programmes, including on engaging families in CSE programmes.

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund). 2014. UNFPA operational guidance for comprehensive sexuality education: a focus on human rights and gender. New York: UNFPA. The operational guidance addresses numerous issues listed throughout this toolkit, and offers additional resources to support CSE programming and implementation.

WHO (World Health Organization). 2009. Generating demand and community support for sexual and reproductive health services for young people: a review of the literature and programmes. Geneva: WHO.
Evidence of what works in order to guide national policy-makers, programme planners and donors in deciding how to allocate limited resources for efforts aimed at increasing adolescent demand for services and community support for their utilization.

Additional resources for engaging health service providers in CSE

WHO (World Health Organization). ‎2010‎. Developing sexual health programmes: a framework for action. Geneva: WHO.

Additional resources for engaging parents in CSE

ETR; WISE Initiative. 2015. WISE Toolkit: Best practices for family engagement in sex education implementation.

Projet Jeune Leader. 2021. CSE we can count on: Building and harnessing community support for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools. Projet Jeune Leader.

Save the Children. 2012. Children and adolescents sexual and reproductive health rights: toolkit activities guide for parents. Save the Children.

Additional resources for engaging faith leaders and communities in CSE

Projet Jeune Leader. 2021. CSE we can count on: Building and harnessing community support for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools. Projet Jeune Leader.

Save the Children International; INERELA+ International Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected by HIV and AIDS. 2016. Religion and sexuality: a report on faith-based responses to children's comprehensive sexuality education and information. Pretoria: Save the Children International, INERELA+.

SAfAIDS (Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service); UNESCO. 2015. Religious leaders: know more about CSE and youth friendly services! Harare: SAfAIDS.

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund). 2004. Culture matters: working with communities and faith-based organizations: case studies from country programmes. New York: UNFPA.

Additional resources for engaging the media in CSE

WHO (World Health Organisation) Regional Office for Europe; Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA) [Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)]. (2010) Standards for sexuality education in Europe: a framework for policy makers, educational and health authorities and specialists. Cologne: BZgA

UNFPA WCARO (United Nations Population Fund West and Central Africa Regional Office). 2018. Comprehensive sexuality education: evidence and promising practices in West and Central Africa. Dakar UNFPA WCARO.