In Sri Lanka, Buddhist priests and health workers held workshops on reproductive health education for over 11,000 young people living in urban slums and rural areas. In Sierra Leone, young leaders are training out-of-school rural youth about the dangers of female genital mutilation and the benefits of family planning. In Columbia, peer educators held workshops, using their own booklets, for military recruits and women prisoners as well as urban and rural youth. In the Dominican Republic, the family planning association worked with government, parents, teachers and young people to develop a model sex education programme which has now become part of the official school curriculum.
In Uganda, [Marriage Encounter] in cooperation with Makerere College and the Austrian Institute for Family Research is piloting in 1997 a programme of sex education with both information and life education aims.