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Sex Ed: Politics, Practices, Perspectives

Date:
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location:
International and Graduate Affairs Building
Room: Atrium
Cost:
Free
Sex Ed: Politics, Practices, Perspectives

Sex Ed Conference –  Politics, Practices, Perspectives

Thursday, April 25
8:30 - 4:30
IGAB Atrium


8:30-9:00
Registration

9:00-9:15
Introduction

9:15-10:45
Sex Ed in the Global Context
 
Shuchi Karim
“Addressing Adolescent and Young Peoples' Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Challenges Faced by Sex Education Programs around the World”

Marijke Naezer
"Empowerment through Sex Education? Rethinking Paradoxical Policies"

11:00-12:30
Consent in Sex Ed Curricula

Jen Gilbert
“What We Talk about When We Talk about Consent.”

Nadine Thornhill
“A Comprehensive Approach to Teaching Consent to Prepubescent Children”

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:30-3:00
The Question of Progress in Ontario’s Sex Ed Practices and Policies

Lauren Bialystok
“Touchy Subject: Progressive Sex Education in Polarized Times”

Christabelle Sethna
“Sex Education and Parental Responsibility in Early 20th Century Ontario”

3:15-4:15
Student Panel: What Should Ontario Teach?

Ayesha Khanna (Western)
Hannah Maitland (York)
Kyle Rubini (Western)

4:15-4:30
Concluding Remarks

Sponsored by the Department of Women's Studies & Feminist Research, The Elinor Ratcliffe Fund and the Social Science Student Donation Fund

Host:
Department of Women's Studies & Feminist Research
Contact:
Alicia McIntyre
amcint4@uwo.ca
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