By the close of this century, our planet will be home to some 11.2 billion people, a strong increase compared to the 7 billion of today. Rutgers has its origins in concern for population growth, one of the underlying causes of poverty worldwide. Population growth also has strong influence on women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights globally.
Young people are naturally curious about sex and sexuality. Rutgers asserts the right of young people to receive adequate education to make well-informed choices in relationships and their sexual lives. Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) means providing information and guidance about the physical and emotional aspects of growing up and starting relationships.
Compared to many other countries the Netherlands has one of the lowest teenage pregnancy rates and scores low on STIs. Young people are generally well informed on sexuality and contraceptive use is high. We are often asked about sex education in the Netherlands, and how we have become so open minded about sex. Our film 'Dutch Lessons in Love' has tried to answer these questions.
Reach more young people with better sexuality education. That’s the aim and result of the Whole School Approach, developed by Rutgers. A step-by-step manual for this approach is now available for agencies who facilitate schools in providing sexuality education in low resource settings.
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