About YOLO game
YOLO supports the health and well-being of youngsters during their adolescence.
It is a tool for teachers, parents or peers, to provide comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights education (SRHR).
The illustrations give rise to informative conversation about physical, emotional and social items during puberty.
YOLO can be used, multiple times, in lessons Biology, Social Studies or Human Rights it will always offer new dialogues.
YOLO is the abbreviation of You Only Live Once
Which seems the life motto of the more impulsively responding adolescents as they feel themselves invulnerable.
YOLO can help to enhance their health and their safety and to encourage youngsters to take responsibility for themselves, their partners and the next generation. The game stimulate a joyful atmosphere, leading to a respectful handling of each other’s values and standards.
The UN stated already ten years ago that in many communities the young become sexually active at an ever younger age and simultaneously marry later in life. In a rapidly changing world a legion of 1.2 billion teenagers on their way to adulthood is therefore exposed to growing risks in the area of sexual health. The UN urged, and still urges, better sexual guidance, before the youngsters become sexually active.
The 2015 UNESCO report also confirmed that sexual education does not hasten sexual activity but on the contrary can delay sexual debut and also has a positive impact on safer sexual behaviors, including condom use.
Further reading: Why we do it