Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroun

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Andrea Irvin
Publisher: 
International Women's Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Outlines some of the lessons about sexuality education that have emerged from the shared experiences of a number of groups collaborating to empower young women and all adolescents in Nigeria and Cameroun. Briefly describes the changing context of adolescence in Cameroun and Nigeria. Discusses what is meant by sexuality and sexuality education and provides some basic guidelines for teaching this topic. Also outlines issues to consider when developing programs in specific contexts.

ISBN/ISSN: 
TEEN.I78 2000