Championing healthy relationships

and sexual wellbeing


18th November 2022

It’s our 35th anniversary next year!

It was in 1987 that our founder, Dr Patrick Dixon, working as a cancer doctor in the UK, could see very clearly the inequalities that people living with HIV and AIDS were facing in hospitals at the time. These inequalities were fuelled by ignorance, fear, and stigma, even amongst the...

28th October 2022

Sunday 13th November is World Kindness Day and so, not surprisingly, I thought I would talk about being kind!

It’s something parents regularly tell children to be and yet, they often need to repeat it weekly, daily, or even hourly! In those instances, being kind...

10th October 2022

Welcome to the November 2022 issue of our Salt and Light newsletter! Read stories from our work in the UK and overseas, including a new project in South Africa, by clicking the links below - or read the newsletter in its entirety ...

While our Esteem program was developed for school-based relationships and sex education, our new Fullness course has been designed to help church workers engage confidently and knowledgeably with young people on these tricky topics.

Did you know that HALF of all churches NEVER talk about relationships and sex with their...

10th October 2022

We are so inspired by the courage of the ACET Ukraine team, who have continued working with young people throughout the war.

Since May, as well as delivering relationships and sex sessions and youth clubs, online and in-person where possible, the team have been providing specialist psychosocial support for young people.

This has...

10th October 2022

Nireekshana ACET’s building project is progressing well after a couple of years – the roof is now on the new clinic located in the Shamshabad Mandal district in the south of Hyderabad.

At the new clinic, the team plan to offer the same holistic services which they provide in the centre of the city for people living with...

10th October 2022

 The W4 Black Tie Ball and Auction will be back on Saturday 20th May 2023  -  only this time it will be in support of acet UK to mark our 35th anniversary!

A fabulous evening is planned - a champagne reception, 3 course dinner, live entertainment, auction and party and dancing. The venue...

5th October 2022

If you are like me, you might be wondering, ‘What is a girl child?’ Well simply, it is a female child.

And on Tuesday 11th October, on International Day of the Girl Child, we celebrate girls and raise awareness of their education and human rights.

So many girls, merely because of their age and gender, face...