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Answering challenging questions in sexuality and sexual health education

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Answering challenging questions in sexuality and sexual health education

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Teaching gender equality can help tackle sexual harassment – here's how

Schools must encourage young people to question gender norms and behaviours, and ensure that sex education goes beyond biology

Survey found worrying beliefs among young Australians about sexual and domestic violence.

One in three young Australian men believe 'rape victims' led men on and regretted it

A new study has found disturbing beliefs surrounding sexual and domestic violence are rife among young Australians, particularly concerning consent and controlling behaviour.

Are you scared to walk alone at night? Has someone you don't know approached you or tried to touch you on public transport? No? Chances are you're not a woman.

What men can do (and avoid) to help women feel safer in public places - ABC Life

Are you scared to walk alone at night? Has someone you don't know approached you or tried to touch you on public transport? No? Chances are you're not a woman.

Excusing bad behaviour with “boys will be boys” is really just saying “I can’t be bothered”.

How I’m teaching my sons to not talk about women

Excusing bad behaviour with “boys will be boys” is really just saying “I can’t be bothered”.

National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health

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National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health

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Girl with mobile phone

Unwanted sexual attention plagues young women going out at night

Unwanted sexual attention plagues young women going out at night

Rates of unwelcome advances haven't changed under Queensland's 'Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence' policies. In one entertainment district, it happened to 26 per cent of women the night they were interviewed.

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A guide to hormone-free contraception

Feeling a bit over the pill? Here are all your options for staying baby-free if you're not keen on taking hormones.

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Sexting law changes to protect consenting teens from convictions

NSW introduces a raft of new laws aimed at increasing child protection and bringing offenders to justice — including protections for children who engage in sexting within consensual relationships.

Australia's year 10-12 students are getting good marks when it comes to sexual health, according to new research out today. But there's room for improvement.

Around half of 17-year-olds have had sex and they're more responsible than you think

Australia's year 10-12 students are getting good marks when it comes to sexual health, according to new research out today. But there's room for improvement.

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Sex education needs to evolve to keep pace with trends like sexting, experts say

While parents worry about their kids exchanging explicit images online, researchers believe the key to protecting them is good communication, not snooping on their phone.

Does consent have to be verbal? The movement towards ‘yes means yes’ - Hack - triple j

Does consent have to be verbal? The movement towards ‘yes means yes’

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Information about Puberty and Periods, tips and advice at U by Kotex Australia

Education - U By Kotex AU

Explore common topics and questions on periods, puberty, body, sexual health and products with U By Kotex AU.