Championing healthy relationships
and sexual wellbeing

The difference we make

ACET Ukraine is working in a challenging context, with continued conflict in the east of the country and a strong cultural taboo in regards to talking about sex. This taboo is a legacy of the old Soviet rule when, as one teacher put it, “sex didn’t exist.”

In the first half of the year, 246 trained ACET Ukraine volunteers reached 13,...

Last November, we told you about CEO Sarah Smith’s visit to Nigeria where she delivered our 4 day Esteem relationships and sex education training to our colleagues at ACET Nigeria. ACET Nigeria have since trained and resourced 52 volunteers, enabling them to deliver sessions to young people on self-esteem, puberty, healthy relationships, drug...

ACET DRC’s aim is to improve the sexual and reproductive health of young people, through educational sessions delivered in schools and youth clubs, strengthened by ‘listening centres’ where students can seek further support on personal concerns they cannot discuss in a group. Teachers and chaplains are trained to deliver the education...

Through their education in schools and colleges, as well as talk shows and club meetings, ACET Belarus teaches young people about relationships and sexual health, HIV prevention, STIs, drugs and alcohol abuse.

They inspire young people to consider their future and life goals when making decisions about relationships and sex, instead of...

In our ‘relationships and consent’ sessions with year 10 or 11, we start off by asking students to write down any words they can think of, that are used today as words for sex.

When they have fed back these words, we ask them what they think. The young people recognise that many of the words are violent and aggressive, especially...

Your support enables us to develop new resources to strengthen our own education delivery and also to support parents, teachers and youth workers.

Check out the Resources section of the acet UK website to find our ‘Top Tips’ book, which is designed to help parents...

Nireekshana ACET, in India, provided holistic care to 40 more expectant and new mothers in this last year, to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV. Women from poor economic backgrounds, young widows and the marginalised were specifically invited to be included as those most in need of extra support.

Monthly medical check-ups for...

With a complex history of civil war and political corruption, it’s unsurprising that gifts we take for granted such as health, education, and safety, are struggles for people living in DR Congo. This has a direct impact on the way ACET DRC delivers their education and who they choose to partner with.

In the Mbankana community,...

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