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Developing Countries: Sex and Relationship Education

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 255268, tabled on 16 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to promote sex education in developing countries.

Answered on

21 May 2019

Sex and relationships education both in and/or outside of school is important to ensuring not only sexual and reproductive health but wider gender equality issues. DFID’s 2018 Education Policy commits us, working with national governments, to promote appropriate sex and relationships education in schools to enable informed choices. Through our support to UNESCO, UNFPA and the Global Financing Facility, we support governments to address sexuality education in schools and through community-based training and outreach.

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