Dr Ekua   Yankah
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Ekua Yankah

Arts,Design & Architecture
Cntr Social Research in Health

Ekua Yankah is an Afro-German social scientist and activist who has been working as an independent consultant for various United Nations agencies since 2010. From 2007-2010 she was a Programme Specialist with UNESCO headquarters in Paris where she established UNESCO's Global Programme on Sexuality Education. In 2015 she was appointed an adjunct lecturer in the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW, where she works with Peter Aggleton.

Location
302 Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E, 2019, 'Pretext and justification: Republicanism, policing, and race', in The Cambridge Handbook of Policing in the United States, pp. 122 - 142
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E; Aggleton P, 2018, 'Reconceptualising Sexuality Education in the Wake of the HIV, Ebola and Zika Epidemics', in Sanjakdar F; Kam Tuck-Yip A (ed.), Critical Pedagogy, Sexuality Education and Young People: Issues about Democracy and Active Citizenry, Peter Lang, New York, pp. 65 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/b11365
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Aggleton PJ; Yankah E, 2016, 'The Manufacture of Consensus: The Development of United Nations Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education', in Allen L; Ramussen ML (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Sexuality Education, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 53 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-40033-8_3
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E, 2015, 'International Frameworks for Sexuality Education', in Ponzetti J (ed.), Evidence Based Approaches to Sexuality Education: A Global Perspective, Routledge, London
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E; Mohamed O; Wringe A; Afaneh O; Saleh M; Speed O; Hémono R; Relyea B; Ibrahim M; Sandhu J; Scott J, 2020, 'Feasibility and acceptability of mobile phone platforms to deliver interventions to address gender-based violence among Syrian adolescent girls and young women in Izmir, Turkey', Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, vol. 15, pp. 133 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17450128.2019.1687965
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah EN, 2020, 'The right to reintegration', New Criminal Law Review, vol. 23, pp. 74 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/nclr.2020.23.1.74
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah EN, 2020, 'Punishing them all: How criminal justice should account for mass incarceration', Res Philosophica, vol. 97, pp. 185 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.11612/RESPHIL.1960
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Wringe A; Yankah E; Parks T; Mohamed O; Saleh M; Speed O; Hémono R; Relyea B; Ibrahim M; Sandhu JS; Scott J, 2019, 'Altered social trajectories and risks of violence among young Syrian women seeking refuge in Turkey: A qualitative study', BMC Women's Health, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-019-0710-9
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Aggleton PJ; Bhana D; Clarke D; Crewe M; Race K; Yankah E, 2018, 'HIV Education: Reflections on the Past, Priorities for the Future', AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 30, pp. 254 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2018.30.3.254
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E, 2017, 'PL-15 Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Origins, Evidence and the Future', The Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 14, pp. e215 - e216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.04.086
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah EN, 2016, 'The failure of ''rights'' in racial justice: Comments on from slave abuse to hate crime by Ely Aaronson', Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, vol. 14, pp. 192 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jrls/jlw012
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Clarke, D ; Yankah E; Aggleton, P , 2015, 'Life Skills-Based HIV Education: Some Virtues and Errors', Sex Education: sexuality, society and learning, vol. 15, pp. 597 - 612, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2015.1050090
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Ingham R; Kantor L; Yankah E, 2014, 'Editorial introduction', Sex Education, vol. 14, pp. 471 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2014.934445
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Aggleton P; Clarke D; Crewe M; Kippax SC; Parker R; Yankah E, 2012, 'Educating about HIV: prevention, impact mitigation and care', AIDS, vol. 26, pp. 1215 - 1222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283536bc5
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Aggleton P; Yankah E; Crewe M, 2011, 'Education and HIV/AIDS-30 years on', AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 23, pp. 495 - 507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2011.23.6.495
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Tang KC; Nutbeam D; Aldinger C; St Leger L; Bundy D; Hoffmann AM; Yankah E; McCall D; Buijs G; Arnaout S; Morales S; Robinson F; Torranin C; Drake L; Abolfotouh M; Whitman CV; Meresman S; Odete C; Joukhadar AH; Avison C; Wright C; Huerta F; Munodawafa D; Nyamwaya D; Heckert K, 2009, 'Schools for health, education and development: A call for action', Health Promotion International, vol. 24, pp. 68 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dan037
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E; Aggleton P, 2008, 'Effects and effectiveness of life skills education for HIV prevention in young people', AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 20, pp. 465 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2008.20.6.465
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Maxwell C; Aggleton P; Warwick I; Yankah E; Hill V; Mehmedbegović D, 2008, 'Supporting children's emotional wellbeing and mental health in England: A review', Health Education, vol. 108, pp. 272 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09654280810884160
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Driscoll AK; Biggs MA; Brindis CD; Yankah E, 2001, 'Adolescent Latino reproductive health: A review of the literature', Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, vol. 23, pp. 255 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0739986301233001
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Hendrickson RJ; Okada SS; Cahill PA; Yankah E; Sitzmann JV; Redmond EM, 1999, 'Ethanol inhibits basal and flow-induced vascular smooth muscle cell migration in vitro', Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 84, pp. 64 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jsre.1999.5605
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Hendrickson RJ; Cappadona C; Yankah EN; Sitzmann JV; Cahill PA; Redmond EM, 1999, 'Sustained pulsatile flow regulates endothelial nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase expression in co-cultured vascular endothelial and smooth muscle cells', Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, vol. 31, pp. 619 - 629, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmcc.1998.0898
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Myers JL; Wizorek JJ; Myers AK; Yankah E; Pettit MT; Kouretas PC; Dalton HJ; Wang Y; Hopkins RA, 1996, 'Pulmonary arterial endothelial dysfunction potentiates hypercapnic vasoconstriction and alters the response to inhaled nitric oxide', Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 62, pp. 1677 - 1684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0003-4975(96)00678-9
  • Reports | 2010
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    UNESCO , 2010, Levers of success: case studies of national sexuality education programmes.
    Reports | 2009
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    UNESCO ; UNAIDS ; UNFPA ; UNICEF ; WHO , 2009, International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education Volume 1
    Reports | 2009
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    UNESCO ; UNAIDS , 2009, International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education Volume 2
    Reports | 2009
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Kirby, D ; Ecker, N ; Gordon, P , 2009, International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    UNESCO , 2008, EDUCAIDS Resource Pack
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Yankah E, 2017, 'COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION: ORIGINS, EVIDENCE AND THE FUTURE', in JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, WILEY, pp. E215 - E216, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000424205700022&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Birdthistle I; Dringus S; Knight L; Yankah E; Idele P; Suzuki C; Nguyen L; Kasedde S, 2012, 'The state of the national response to prevent HIV among young people: a review of national reporting in 20 high-prevalence countries', in JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, pp. 274 - 275, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000310588200532&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Cottrell S; Richardson R; Lewis S; Yankah E; Chambers M, 2005, 'Use of contrast echocardiography: A review of clinical data using a systematic approach', in VALUE IN HEALTH, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, pp. A97 - A97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1098-3015(10)67441-4
    Conference Papers | 1999
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Myers JL; Domkowski PW; Yankah E; Wang Y; Hopkins RA, 1999, 'Pulsatile hemodynamic analysis reveals subtle alterations in the energetics of cryopreserved sheep aortic valves homografts', in FASEB JOURNAL, FEDERATION AMER SOC EXP BIOL, pp. A488 - A488, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000082033302814&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 1998
    Dr Ekua Yankah
    Hendrickson R; Redmond EM; Yankah E; Cahill PA; Sitzmann JV, 1998, 'Pulsatile flow regulates cyclooxygenase in vascular smooth muscle cells co-cultured with endothelial cells.', in FASEB JOURNAL, FEDERATION AMER SOC EXP BIOL, pp. A385 - A385, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000076006402230&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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