Education for a healthy future

Integrating comprehensive sexuality education into the school curriculum

No. of pages: 2

Publication date: 2016

Author: UNFPA Cambodia

Download

Teenage pregnancy remains a major health concern in Cambodia. Withouth comprehensive knowledge required to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health, young people are especially vulnerable to STIs.

With 6% of urban girls and 13% of rural girls begin childbearing before the age of 20, it is critical that incorporating comprehensive sexuality education into the curriculum enables young people to discuss and explore their attitudes and values on this complex topic.