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Comprehensive sexuality education combats violence against women and girls

An estimated one in three women and girls worldwide report suffering physical or sexual abuse, most often at the hands of an intimate partner, making gender-based violence one of the most widespread human rights violations. This violence often takes place within schools, the one place where children should expect to be safe.

Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) which is both inclusive and non-stigmatizing, and promotes gender equality and the rights of young people, plays a key role in the battle against sexual and gender-based violence. FULL STORY

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