TITLE

Sex education initiates meaningful discussion

AUTHOR(S)
Singleton, Carol
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;3/12/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the importance of teaching sex education in schools. She stresses that it should be compulsory for school to introduce sex education to its students to be able to discuss the issues with their peers, including different types of contraception and the diseases that can be transmitted. She also stresses that sex education in schools would not end teenage pregnancies but it would provide an opportunity to get young people talking about the subject.
ACCESSION #
31482959

 

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