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The difference we make

We may not have been able to deliver many RSE sessions in schools, but our Esteem training has been very busy!

Our team have worked hard to make ALL our training available online so, despite not being able to run in-person training, we have trained 77 new educators in RSE during lockdown - including youth workers, NHS staff, therapists...

Previously a teacher for 15 years, Rachel Burnell is the schools work educator for RSE at Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre; the employed youth team leader for a local church; and very active member of the Esteem network. A true RSE champion!

The spring and summer terms should have been a busy teaching time for Crossway but, as many local...

As COVID-19 and lockdown hit Zimbabwe, the Nehemiah Project became part of the Bulawayo City Health Department’s COVID-19 Risk Communications and Community Engagement Team and began to disseminate lifesaving health information about the virus.

The Nehemiah Project team started in the week before lockdown by distributing pamphlets around...

Before lockdown, ACET Ukraine was already active on social media, using it to educate and consult with young people, and to tackle online issues such as suicide forums.

When lockdown began and they were no longer able to visit schools and colleges to conduct their University of Healthy Youth sessions, or run their youth clubs in person,...

From its very beginnings, ACET DR Congo has challenged erroneous cultural beliefs about health and wellbeing, by working with church leadership to educate their huge congregations, and to reach out to and care for those living with HIV and AIDS with love and compassion, rather than condemnation and judgement.

Hit hard by HIV and then...

Founded in 2011, Esteem network member, YouMatter, work with thousands of young people across Jersey every year, helping them respond thoughtfully to the pressures, choices and challenges that they face.

As well as providing high-quality, interactive and engaging workshops for young people in schools, youth clubs and other community...

Our Esteem team in Southwark provide RSE in a specialist provision school for boys with social, emotional and mental health issues. This alternative educational setting supports young men who have been excluded from mainstream school for a variety of reasons.

RSE lessons are important for these students because those who find themselves...

Many of the men and women in the prisons in Belarus have poor knowledge and awareness of HIV and lack the skills necessary to develop positive lifestyle choices, safe behaviours, and healthy relationships.

Additionally, there are high levels of stigma and aggression towards people living with HIV, exacerbating the difficulties they...

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