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Sex Education: gender equality, sexuality and human relationships in the Swedish Curricula

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The responsibility for including sex education within the scope of multiple courses and subjects falls on several teachers.

There is a long history of sex education in Sweden. Compulsory sex education was introduced in Swedish schools in 1955. Since 2011 have terms such as sexuality, relationships, gender, gender equality and norms been included in several of the courses and subjectsyllabuses for compulsory and upper secondary school and adult education. This means that the responsibility for including sex education within the scope of multiple courses and subjects falls on several teachers.

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