- Colleen McLaughlin
University of Sussex
COLLEEN MCLAUGHLIN is a Professor of Education and Head of Department at the University of Sussex. She has worked in the field of sex education for many years and has just completed a major research project in Sub Saharan Africa on engaging young people and the community in school sexuality education. This approach is now being replicated in Australia. This is reported in McLaughlin, C., Swartz, S., Kiragu, S., Walli, S. and Muhamed, M. (2012) Old Enough To Know: Consulting Children on African Sexualities. Cape Town, SA: Human Sciences Research Council Press.
McLaughlin, C. & Swartz, S. (2015 - in press). Inviting Backchat: How schools and communities in Ghana, Swaziland and Kenya support children to contextualize knowledge and create agency through sexuality education. International Journal of Educational Development.
Cobbett, M., McLaughlin, C. and Kiragu, S. (2013) Creating ‘participatory spaces’: involving children in planning sex education lessons in Kenya, Ghana and Swaziland. Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 13(1), S70-S83, DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2013.768527
- Alireza Tabatabaie
University of Cambridge
ALIREZA TABATABAIE is a medical doctor and specialist in clinical sexology. He is currently in his last year of PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK, investigating young people’s sexualities, sexual health and education with a particular focus on young British Muslim males.
Tabatabaie, A. (2015–forthcoming). Childhood and adolescent sexuality, Islam, and problematics of sex education: a call for re-examination. Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning.
Tabatabaie, A. (2015–forthcoming). Constructing the ideal Muslim sexual subject: problematics of school-based sex education in Iran. Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. doi: 10.1080/14681811.2014.992066
Tabatabaie, A. (2014). Sexotic therapy: embracing the exotic, irrational and paradoxical experience of living and loving. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 29(1), 8–20. doi:10.1080/14681994.2013.861595