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Alterados is a training project for youth workers, including awareness workshops for teens as well as local projets. This project is accessible in the different regions of Quebec to adequately meet the specific needs . The educational content was developed by the sexologist and professor Francine Duquet, as well as are team

The Alterados project is funded by the Youth Secretariat as part of the Government of Quebec's Youth Action Strategy. The project is in Axis 1: healthy living habits in a safe environment, with the goal of harmonious interpersonal relationships and egalitarian relationships.

Since 2018, more than 430 youth workers have been trained throughout Quebec. Their workshops reached nearly 12,000 young people between 12 and 17 years old from multiple backgrounds.

2019 is dedicated to the realization of 24 regional projects, imagined and supported by young people from youth organizations.

The Alterados project is funded by the Youth Secretariat as part of the 2016-2021 Youth Action Strategy. The project responds to Axis 1, which is healthy lifestyles in a safe environment.

The Community Services Department of the Université du Québec à Montréal works with social groups that are not traditionally served by universities, in order to respond to their specific needs, from a collective or cultural promotion perspective. In projects supported by the Service, partners share their knowledge and skills to collectively produce new knowledge with social transformations.

The collaboration with UQAM's Equipping youth to face hypersexualization Project is aimed at empowering youth workers working with 12- to 17-year-olds in Quebec to lead educational activities aimed at countering the phenomena of social hypersexualization and early sexualization through the themes of seduction, romantic relationship, and intimacy with a view to prevention and awareness.

For more details on the project: www.hypersexualisation.uqam.ca