sex education

Should you really be talking to your 10-year-old child about sex?

Pontsho Pilane

By the age of 10, children’s ideas about gender, relationships and violence are largely set in stone.


Sex education fails Kenya’s pupils

The country has a comprehensive teaching programme but it is poorly implemented


Let's really talk about sex, baby: Improving sexuality education for children

Louise Ferreira

Sexuality education forms part of the Life Orientation curriculum in South African schools to help learners navigate the challenges of growing up


Tanzania: 22.8% of teen girls are mothers

Mkama Mwijarubi

Many children between the ages of nine and 12 have had sex. The average woman has about five children.


Let's talk about sex, ethically

Michelle Solomon

Sex education is often limited to blistering genitals and contraception. But what about the ethics of sex? Michelle Solomon argues for its inclusion.