• The figures show, however, that it might be wiser to support the majority in abstinence and demonstrate to the minority the physical, emotional and psychological benefits of delaying sex until marriage. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Studies have shown that abstinence education doesn't work, it makes young people more vulnerable, because they don't have the knowledge to protect themselves against pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • School programs, it says, should include 'factual information, oppor8tunities [for students] to examine values and attitudes, preparation for adult roles, and prevention behaviors, and should address both abstinence and safer sex. (edweek.org)
  • One camp believes that teenagers should practice abstinence and teaches children to just say "No." The other camp believes that sex education and teaching about birth control is more effective than trusting a teen to simply say "no. (modernmom.com)
  • Teenagers who received education only about abstinence were 30 percent less likely to get pregnant or to impregnate somebody than teenagers who did not receive any type of sex education. (modernmom.com)
  • Science Daily reports that a 2002 national survey published in the "Journal of Adolescent Health" found that teenagers who received comprehensive sex education were 60 percent less likely to get pregnant or to impregnate somebody than teenagers who did not receive sex education at all. (modernmom.com)
  • First, high-quality, comprehensive sexuality education goes beyond helping students learn how to use condoms correctly or gain access to reliable contraception (though these remain critical components of the work). (thebody.com)
  • The outcomes assessed were unprotected sex, unintended pregnancies, quality of sexual experiences, quality of relationship with current partner, knowledge, ability to identify local services, confidence (about using condoms, discussing sex and contraception with a partner, and saying no to unwanted sexual activity), and other sexual behaviors. (childtrends.org)
  • Girls who received peer-led sex education were less likely to have had sex by age 16 (at the 18-month follow-up), had greater knowledge of STDs at the 6-month follow-up but not at the18-month follow-up, were more confident about using condoms at the18-month follow-up, and had marginally fewer unintended pregnancies than did girls in the control group. (childtrends.org)
  • Planned Parenthood tried to teach us how to use condoms with cucumbers and instructed the class about spermicidal jelly, dental dams, and other birth control devices and methods. (acton.org)
  • from the Family Education Trust, an independent think-tank, claims that there is a direct link between giving young people such sex education and a rise in live births. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A long-term follow-up found that girls who received peer-led sex education had marginally fewer live births, but there was no impact on abortions. (childtrends.org)
  • The outcomes assessed were abortions, live births, self-reported pregnancy and unintended pregnancy, sexual intercourse and use of contraception, regretted or pressured sex, quality of relationship with current partner, STD diagnosis, knowledge of emergency contraceptive pill, and ability to identify local sexual health services. (childtrends.org)
  • African-American girls with positive perceptions of themselves are able to refuse unwanted and unprotected sex more often than their peers with negative self-images, a recent Emory University study found. (edweek.org)
  • As a result, youth of color and young men who have sex with men continue to have a higher risk for HIV infection than their peers. (thebody.com)
  • Boys who received peer-led sex education, compared with their control-group peers, had greater knowledge of STDs at the 18-month follow-up, but not at the 6-month follow-up. (childtrends.org)
  • Young people's attitudes to sex were found to be influenced by their peers, with different friendship groups restraining or encouraging sexual activity. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Supplementary material, some 1.3 million copies of which were distributed to high school students in a health class this summer, contained a falsified and misleading chart about the relation between age and ability to have children. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • He added: "Upholding the right of parents to withdraw their children from sex education at secondary level is a harmful concession that will deprive withdrawn pupils of access to information and support vital for their sexual and emotional health. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Critics say it is important parents are aware of the sex education their children are being exposed to and to opt out if they disagree with it. (citizen.co.za)
  • I also specifically recall one Planned Parenthood worker reminding the girls in the class that, if they became pregnant, they could tell or visit them before informing their parents. (acton.org)
  • As Emily's comment suggests, these books by Lynda and Area Madaras are geared toward preteen and teens, covering everything from physical changes that occur during puberty, the reproductive organs, romantic and sexual feelings, and puberty in the opposite sex. (popsugar.com)
  • Sex organs are the organs that are involved in the process of reproduction. (healthlibrary.com)
  • presents younger kids (age 6 and older) with basic, though not overly scientific, information about sex with cartoon illustrations by Arthur Robins. (popsugar.com)
  • Young people also criticised the overly 'scientific' approach to sex, which ignored pleasure and desire, and they felt that sex was often presented as a 'problem' to be managed. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • One guide, called "4 Girls", tells teenagers how to obtain contraception, explains sexually transmitted diseases, and gives reassuring advice about sex. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • How do teenagers learn about sex? (prezi.com)
  • Sex-education instruction, it says, is often reduced to 'disaster prevention'--efforts to prevent teenagers from getting pregnant or to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including aids. (edweek.org)
  • Such classes do not prepare teenagers for adult sexual roles and rela4tionships, it charges, and do not acknowledge 'the pleasures of intimacy and sexual expression. (edweek.org)
  • The type of sex education teenagers receive is another matter-one often filled with argument and debate. (modernmom.com)
  • The National Campaign advocates sex education for teenagers. (modernmom.com)
  • The National Campaign found that 90 percent of the public supports providing more education to teenagers. (modernmom.com)
  • An effective sex education program in school consists of teaching teens how to avoid risky sexual behavior and how to use birth control correctly, according to the Health Communities website. (modernmom.com)
  • Stereotyping was also common, with women depicted as passive, men as predatory, and little or no discussion of gay, bisexual, or transgender sex. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • I believe that this incident in my life is one reason I have for being sure that my daughters not only are well-educated when it comes to sex, responsibilities, reputation, and relationships between boys and girls, but also that we maintain an open and honest relationship whereas they know they can come to me regardless of the situation. (bellaonline.com)
  • All the rest of life which is not directly concerned with supplying the individual with the essentials of life is directly or indirectly related to sex. (oldandsold.com)
  • Therefore it may be camouflaged by calling as: Adolescent Health Education Family Life Education Population Education Though each differs in some respects, it does include sex education. (healthlibrary.com)
  • Sexual health, technique, and relationship site dedicated to improving your overall sex life. (dmoztools.net)
  • Sex education is a broad term used to describe education about human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse, and other aspects of human sexual behavior. (prezi.com)
  • What is sex or sexual intercourse? (prezi.com)
  • Much better would be a program of sexual education based on accurate research with appropriate age-level discussions. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Sex-education classes should be offering more information about relationships and sexual behaviors, according to a new report on the subject. (edweek.org)
  • However, girls who received peer-led sex education were also less confident about refusing to do something sexual they did not want to do, and there was no impact on the rate of unprotected first-time sex. (childtrends.org)
  • There were no treatment impacts for either boys or girls on condom and contraception use, quality of sexual experiences, quality of relationship with current partner, ability to identify local sexual health services, attitudes regarding condom use and sex, confidence in discussing contraception or sex with a partner, or their knowledge of emergency contraception, availability of contraception, and common STDs. (childtrends.org)
  • If the average person knew as little about eating as he does about sex, he would quickly starve to death Dr. David Reuben Sexual Health Sexual health is the integration of somatic, emotional, intellectual and social aspects of sexual being, in ways that are positively enriching and that enhance personality, communication and love. (healthlibrary.com)
  • From experience and research it is clear that sex education has the potential to improve the sexual health of an individual, and so of community and of the nation. (healthlibrary.com)
  • Young men said they felt under pressure to display sexual confidence and experience, while young women admitted to having sex in order to keep their partner. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • This week, Obama spoke to a Planned Parenthood gathering where he reinforced his support for sexual education for kindergarteners. (acton.org)
  • The problem that arises from "age appropriate sexual education" is who decides what is appropriate? (acton.org)
  • Copies of the report, 'Sex Education 2000: A Call to Action,' are available for $12.00 each plus $1.80 for postage and handling, from siecus, Publications Department, 32 Washington Place, New York, N.Y. 10003. (edweek.org)
  • Refusal of Unprotected Sex: A Test of Mediating Mechanisms Among African American Girls," published in the September issue of Prevention Science , can be ordered online. (edweek.org)
  • This group has an action plan that includes working with policymakers at the national and state levels, supporting information and education, encouraging consistent family planning methods by all who are sexually active, encouraging healthy relationships and emphasizing the role of men in pregnancy prevention. (modernmom.com)
  • It was written for readers in grades 9-12 and tells the story of two teens who, working together on a term project for their sex education class, are instructed to care for someone else for the semester. (wikipedia.org)
  • The film, which sees rapper Badshah's movie debut, is about a Punjabi girl's sex clinic, and how she tries to engage the citizens of the small town she lives in. (rediff.com)
  • She said: "Good sex and relationships education is most effective as a multi-faceted approach, from within home, school and healthcare settings. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The Department for Education is today launching an eight-week call for evidence, asking for views on age-appropriate content on topics to be included in sex and relationships education, including mental wellbeing and LGBT issues. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Young people are "highly critical" of the sex and relationships education they receive in school, according to a new report. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Researchers found that most young people thought that sex and relationships education was squeezed into a few lessons, poorly delivered and too limited in scope. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • The incorrect information is also a serious problem because the education ministry did not give students good examples of solid research, conclusive findings and accurate citations. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Though at age 22 I took a womens Biology class at Uni and we might have talked about it but not really sure. (dailystrength.org)
  • The report, which was completed by the Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S., says that typical sex-education courses only focus on reproductive biology and human anatomy, and do not thoroughly discuss the larger issues relating to human sexuality. (edweek.org)
  • The education ministry, under the direction of a Cabinet committee, has once again failed in its duty to educate young people by pursuing its own misguided propaganda. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Planning Association, concludes that focusing on scare stories and the negative aspects of sex "is a real turn-off" and fails to equip young people with the skills to handle relationships. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Sex education is a lifelong process of acquiring information and forming attitudes, beliefs and values about identity, relationship and intimacy. (healthlibrary.com)
  • I resolved to delay saving the world for a bit and to offer sex education, contraceptives and family planning in the slum. (zeit.de)