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Six of the best sex education programmes around the world | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

Poor sex education leads to STIs, unplanned pregnancies and even death. But grassroots projects are teaching young people about sexuality and empowerment

Illustration by Ben Jennings

Despite the remarks made by Kevin Roberts of Saatchi & Saatchi, class and age are the determining factors when it comes to turning down promotion

Britain shouts about immigration but is silent on one of the root causes: climate change | Andrew Simms | Environment | The Guardian

Andrew Simms: The Brexit campaign pivoted around migration but its politicians are sceptical of action on global warming that is a key driver of displacement

The surge in hate crime since the Brexit vote is one legacy of an overlooked period of British history

I've been looking forward to these documents. No more hiding! The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed

Forget the nasty headlines. What makes me proud to be British are the nurses, charity workers and volunteers working to help those seeking sanctuary on our shores

Haris Stanikzai from Afghanistan told Home Office officials he was only 16 and arrived in London on October 17 with the first 14 child refugees from the Calais Jungle to live with his uncle Jan Ghazi.

Everyone is born creative, but it is educated out of us at school | Media Network | The Guardian

Memorising facts and lists can build the foundations for higher thinking and problem solving, writes psychology teacher Marc Smith

The most obvious case, it goes without saying, is that of the proto-fascist misogynist who’s running for US president

Why being on a downer can really help to get things done

Should we take ourselves to other planets? Human rationality and values have woven dark, damaged, all-powerful systems into the tapestry of civilization. Most..

Should we take ourselves to other planets? Human rationality and values have woven dark, damaged, all-powerful systems into the tapestry of civilization.

Women have been putting up with the hormonal side-effects of contraceptives like the pill for decades. It’s time for men to do their bit

Results could pave the way for men and women to share equal responsibility for birth control, despite unpleasant side-effects that halted the study early

Young people’s passion for a fairer world should be embraced, not ridiculed | Natasha Devon | Opinion | The Guardian

Young people’s passion for a fairer world should be embraced, not ridiculed