Sexuality Education and Sustainable Development: Opportunities for EU Development Cooperation

Sexual and reproductive rights are human rights. Education empowers young people and enables them to make their own choices. Comprehensive Sexuality education (CSE) allows young people to make critical choices about their health and future.It seeks to equip young people with the knowledge, life skills, attitudes and positive values they need to understand and enjoy their sexuality – physically and emotionally. This briefing paper presents the ways in which CSE is a key enabler for both social and economic sustainable development.