The content and context of sexuality education: An exploratory study in one state

Firestone, William A.
May 1994
Family Planning Perspectives;May/Jun94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p125
Academic Journal
The article reports on the effects of sexuality education to sexual behavior. The results of various studies show that sexuality education have discouraging effects to sexual behavior. It has been examined that there are no consistent relationship between sexuality education and sexual intercourse. However, sexuality education contributed to the increase of use of contraceptives. The little effects of sexuality education to sexual behavior could be attributed to certain factors such as the lack of effective elements in the courses of sexuality education.


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