Effective work with youth requires appropriately addressing issues related to sexuality and gender. These can also be challenging and require sensitivity. A broad set of tools is included here to provide a range of guidance, activities and materials that can be adapted across cultures and age groups.
These short “no word” cartoons can be used in any setting to prompt discussions among young people about traditional gender roles in their societies and how these influence their lives.
Instituto Promundo and The H Alliance
This manual is designed to help educators engage young women (15-24) in discussions about how rigid ideas of what it means to be women and men affect women’s life choices, health and sexuality. It includes activities on the following topics:
Instituto Promundo with support from IPPF/WHR, PAHO and WHO, 2002
This toolkit is designed to help young men (ages 15 to 24) explore gender roles and relationships, with activities on the following topics:
International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group, 2011
This comprehensive, user-friendly resource helps policymakers, curriculum developers, and educators to develop locally appropriate sexuality/HIV education curricula that promote critical thinking about gender and rights. The toolkit has 54 sample activities, all tested and easy to adapt across cultures.
Developed for ages 15 and older, but can be adapted for younger youth. This two-book kit provides essential content on: