c) Other programs/resources on gender and young people

Note: Also see this comprehensive list of resources and research on violence prevention education (respectful relationships education) in schools.


Recent curricula

Calder-Dawe, O. (2014). Gender, sexism and social activism: A youth workshop resource. Auckland, NewZealand: Sexual Politics Now, School of Psychology, University of Auckland. URL: http://www.sexualpoliticsnow.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Resource_ONLINE3.pdf

Child Trends. (2012). What Works for Female Children and Adolescents: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Interventions. Washington DC.

Kato-Wallace, J. and Levtov, R. (2018). Very Young Adolescence 2.0: A curriculum to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health. Washington, DC and Blantyre: Promundo-US and College of Medicine Malawi.

O’Keeffe, Briony. (2014). Fight Back: Addressing Everyday Sexism in Australian Schools. Melbourne: Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective.

Save The Children. (2014). Engendering Transformational Change: Save the Children Gender Equality Program Guidance & Toolkit. Save The Children.

Save the Children. (2017). Fostering Gender Equity among Early Adolescents: Benefits of adding family and community interventions to the Choices curriculum. Institute for Reproductive Health and Save the Children.


Other programs and curricula

Allard, A., M. Cooper, G. Hidelbrand, and E. Wealands. (1994). Stages: Steps Towards Addressing Gender in Educational Settings. South Carlton, Victoria: Curriculum Corporation.

Bissland, J., and C. Pittaway. (1986). Picture Books to Grow On: An Annotated Bibliography of Non-Sexist Picture Books. Melbourne: Prahan College of TAFE.

Bread Youth Project. (1991). The Equaliser: Ideas for Anti-Sexist Youth Work. Bristol: Burleigh Press (Bristol Education for Action in Development)

Browne, Naima, and Pauline France. (eds). (1986). Untying the Apron Strings: Anti-Sexist Provision for the Under Fives. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Canadian Teachers’ Federation. (1990). Thumbs Down. Canada.

Clarity Collective. (1988). Taught Not Caught: Self-Esteem in Sexuality Education. Melbourne: Spiral.

Department of Employment, Education and Training. (1990). GEN Teacher’s Kit. Canberra: AGPS.

Dulwich Centre Publications. (1998). Dulwich Centre Journal, Special Issue: Taking the Hassle out of School, and Stories From Young People, No’s 2 & 3 (formerly Dulwich Centre Newsletter)

Family Planning Association of New South Wales Youth Team. (1991). Thinking Through Adolescent Sexuality: A Three-Day Training Package on Young People’s Sexuality. Sydney: Family Planning Association of New South Wales.

Griffiths, Debra, Bronwyn Leece, and the Family Planning Youth Team. (1992). Still Smiling: Sexuality Education Made Easy. Sydney: Family Planning Association of New South Wales.

Kivel, Paul. Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. New Society.

Lam, M. (n.d.). Balancing the Books: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Teacher Reference and Curriculum Materials Relating to Non-Sexist Education. Canberra: Curriculum Development Centre.

Levy, J. K., Darmstadt, G. L., Ashby, C., Quandt, M., Halsey, E., Nagar, A., & Greene, M. E. (2020). Characteristics of successful programmes targeting gender inequality and restrictive gender norms for the health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, and young adults: a systematic review. The Lancet Global Health, 8(2), e225-e236.

Macklin, P. (1995). Moving On: Facilitator’s Guide to the Use of Gender-Inclusive Curriculum Units. Carlton South: Curriculum Corporation.

Marshall, Bernie, June Hick, and Jane Kidd. (1992). Facing Up: Gender Stereotyping and Young People. Fitzroy: Curriculum Corporation.

Martino, Wayne and Mellor, B. (1995). Gendered Fictions. Perth: Chalkface Press.

Martino, Wayne, and Chris Cook. (ed.). (1998). Gender & Texts: A professional development package for English teachers. English Teachers’ Association of Western Australia.

McGrath and Francey. (1991). Friendly Kids, Friendly Classrooms: Teaching Social Skills and Confidence in the Classroom. Melbourne: Longman Chesire.

Michels, D. (1991). Countering Homophobia. On The Level, 1(1), July.

Ministry of Education, Western Australia. (1989). Equal Starts: A Gender Equity Project in Early Childhood Education. Perth: Ministry of Education.

Moran, John. (1995). Young Men and Their Mates: Working With Young Men on HIV/AIDS & Safe Sex Issues - Applying Innovative Process & Strategies. Coburg, VIC: Cocare, Brunwick Coburg Community Health Service

Rogers, Bill. (1995). Behaviour Management: A Whole School Approach. Gosford, NSW: Ashton Scholastic Pty Ltd.

Ross, Michael W., and Lorna D. Channon-Little. (1991). Discussing Sexuality: A Guide for Health Practitioners. Melbourne: Maclennan & Petty.

Schwarz, V., A. Allard, and B. Mathews. (1990). A Fair Go For All: Guidelines for a Gender Inclusive Curriculum. Melbourne: Ministry of Education.

Shaw, G. (1993a). Gender Myths and Stereotypes: Activities for Senior Students. Art and Technology. Melbourne: West Education Centre.

Shaw, G. (1993b). Gender Myths and Stereotypes: Activities for Senior Students. Social Education, English and Music. Melbourne: West Education Centre.

Szalavitz, Maia. (2006). Help At Any Cost: How the Troubled Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids. Riverhead.

Victorian Directorate of School Education and Education Department of Western Australia. (1995). Early Moves: Primary Gender-Inclusive Curriculum Units. Carlton South: Curriculum Corporation.

Victorian Ministry of Education. (1990). Standing Strong. Melbourne: The Education Shop.