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Why Young Women Think RSE is Important

As we re-launch this platform with updated content to help schools prepare for mandatory Relationships and Sex Education, we feel it is important to ensure young people’s voices and experiences
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Tackling harmful sexual behaviours in schools

The International Center: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) have launched a series of resources to help schools respond to harmful sexual behaviours (HSB). The resources
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Disrespect Nobody – Home Office campaign on teen relationship abuse

  Since 2010, the Home Office has run an annual campaign to raise awareness about abuse in teenage relationships. This year’s campaign has just launched and you can find all
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Good News!! Government announces compulsory Relationships & Sex Education in all schools

Last weeks blog was all about the call for SRE to be made mandatory in schools. This week the government responded and announced that it would be compulsory in all schools.
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Calls for Sex Education in All Schools

An open letter to Education Secretary Justine Greening, co-signed by MPs from across parties and leading charities was delivered this week. The letter (which you can read here) makes the case for new
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Gender based violence and youth participation – AVA conference and toolkit!

On July 5th, AVA held a conference our work on gender based violence and youth participation. This event celebrated the last three years of Big Lottery funded work with our
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Negotiating adolescence in the digital age .. adventures in uncharted territory?

This months blog is from Michèle Bartlett, who reflects on her work delivering workshops in schools on the impact of pornography. Michèle Bartlett MA is a UKCP Accredited Child Psychotherapist. She works
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The Whole School Approach: How we can make Sex and Relationships work for our young people

This month we are really excited to have a guest blog from Tamara Kaz. Tamara was instrumental in helping us build this website and now works for EVAW who AVA
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Domestic violence prevention work in educational settings: What progress have we made?

We are really grateful this month to have a guest post from Pattie Friend. Pattie has been the ‘Learning to Respect Domestic Violence Education Programme Coordinator’ in the London borough