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‘Sex education should be taught, fine…but we make sure they control themselves’: teachers' beliefs and attitudes towards young people's sexual and reproductive health in a Ugandan secondary school
Although schools have been identified as important settings in which young people's sexual and reproductive health (SRH) can be promoted, there has been limited research into the role of teachers in…
Comprehensive school safety policy: A global baseline survey
Barriers to HIV and sexuality education in Asia
Four key barriers to the delivery of good quality, school-based HIV and sexuality education are identified: cultural and contextual factors, policy factors, resource constraints and school-level factors.
A feminist political economy analysis of public policies related to care: a thematic review. Evidence report No.9
Unpaid care work is directly linked to the economic empowerment of women and girls. There is a large and robust body of evidence about the extent of unpaid care work that women and girls do, and its…
‘Virginity is a Virtue: Prevent Early Sex’ – Teacher perceptions of sex education in a Ugandan secondary school
Sex education is a politically contentious issue in many countries, and there are numerous, competing ideologies relating to the most appropriate methods to teach young people about sexual and…
Risk, rakhi and romance: learning about gender and sexuality in Delhi schools. Young people’s experiences in three co-educational, English-medium secondary schools in New Delhi, India
- Padmini Iyer
- 26 January 2016
Based on multi‐method research with Class 11 students (aged 15-17) and their teachers at three English‐medium, co-educational secondary schools in Delhi over nine months in 2013‐14, this thesis…
Cooperation in an Uncertain World: For the Maasai of East Africa, Need-Based Transfers Outperform Account-Keeping in Volatile Environments
- A. Aktipis, Rolando de Aguiar, Anna Flaherty, Padmini Iyer, Dennis Sonkoi, L. Cronk
- EconomicsHuman ecology: an interdisciplinary journal
- 3 May 2016
This work compares osotua-style transfers to another type of livestock transfer among Maasai known as esile (“debt”), finding that need-based transfers lead to more risk pooling and higher survival than account keeping.
Managing Risk Through Cooperation: Need-Based Transfers and Risk Pooling Among the Societies of the Human Generosity Project
- L. Cronk, Colette Berbesque, A. Aktipis
- EconomicsStudies in Human Ecology and Adaptation
- 25 July 2019
Risk is inevitable, and managing it is an important component of individual and community strategies to adapt to local conditions. In this chapter we provide an overview of the risk management…
Depressive symptoms and all-cause mortality in unstable angina pectoris (from the Coronary Psychosocial Evaluation Studies [COPES]).
Alcohol and Drug Use as Risk Factors for Delinquent Behavior Among Adolescents