This section incorporates sites relevant to the various viewpoints associated with the issue of sex education. The ODP description of the listed sites will be as objective and neutral as practicable. ODP cannot discriminate based on an organizations' creed. Sex Education Education Issues Society.
Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. Sex education that covers all of these aspects is known as comprehensive sex education. Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.
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- The ABC of Sex Education for Trainables , a short film informing people about the need to educate the mentally disabled ("trainables") about sex.
- About Your Sexuality - About Your Sexuality, or AYS, was a comprehensive sex education course published by the Unitarian Universalist Association in 1970, with further revisions in 1973, 1978 and 1983. The course materials were originally developed by Deryck Calderwood.
- Adolescent sexuality - Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings. Interest in sexuality intensifies during the onset of puberty, and sexuality is often a vital aspect of teenagers' lives.
- Age of consent - The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts and is thus the minimum age of a person with whom another person is legally permitted to engage in sexual activity.
- AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) in the US.
- Comprehensive sex education - Comprehensive sex education is a sex education instruction method that aims to give students the knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual lives.
- Prevention of HIV/AIDS
- Harm reduction
- Sexuality and society
- US National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy www
US non-profit organization provides statistics on adolescent pregnancy, Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, poll results and analyses of factors affecting teenage sexual behavior, sex education materials, advice on what prevention measures work, and other resources. National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
- Large Rethinking Schools Online - Let's Talk About Sex www
Large collection of articles and editorials describing and supporting comprehensive sexuality education and criticizing abstinence-only curricula that "leave teens without the facts they need to protect themselves". Rethinking Schools Online - Let's Talk About Sex.
- Promotes Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS) www
Promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS), and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices. Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS).
- Article Does Sex Education Work? www
Article reviews research and argues that a comprehensive risk prevention strategy should use multiple elements to protect as many of those at risk of pregnancy and STD/HIV infection as possible. Sex Education Work?. Does Sex Education Work?.
- Examines USA Today - Sex education stirs controversy www
Examines the fight over sex education in schools, Today - Sex education stirs controversy, with conservatives pushing for absinence as the only acceptable choice while public health experts, medical associations, and women's groups assert that absinence programs use false data and do not work. USA Today - Sex education stirs controversy.
- Examines MSNBC - Carnal Knowledge: The Sex Ed Debate www
Examines the debate and how both sides see the worsening sitution as a reason for their case. MSNBC - Carnal Knowledge: The Sex Ed Debate.
- Reproductive State Innovations in Family Planning Services Agency www
Reproductive health non-governmental organization in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Innovations in Family Planning Services Agency, India. Information about programs to reduce fertility rate and improve maternal and child health, including personal counseling, contraceptive marketing, and work with personal birth attendants. State Innovations in Family Planning Services Agency.
- University Bixby Program in Population, Family Planning and Maternal Health www
University of California at Berkeley students, Program in Population, Family Planning and Maternal Health, researchers, and staff working to reduce maternal deaths in developing countries by studying and promoting effective family planning approaches. Bixby Program in Population, Family Planning and Maternal Health.
- Annie About Sexuality Education www
Annie Baer analyzes the major trends of sexuality education in the United States. About Sexuality Education.
- Information Student Sexuality Information Service: Brandeis University www
Information for college students about sexual health, Sexuality Information Service: Brandeis University, safer sex, contraception and STIs. Student Sexuality Information Service: Brandeis University.
- Information Understanding the Survivor of Rape www
Information for survivors of acquaintance rape and therapists treating these women. Understanding the Survivor of Rape.
- Safety Self Defense Tips, Tricks and Advice www
Safety information for women. Self Defense Tips, Tricks and Advice.
- Weblog Joannejacobs.com www
Weblog of the freelance writer and former San Jose Mercury News columnist. Joannejacobs.com. Most entries are about education issues, both college and precollege. Joannejacobs.com.
- ICE International Correspondents in Education (ICE) www
ICE is a world-wide network of freelance journalists and copy-writers who specialise in education issues. Correspondents in Education (ICE). International Correspondents in Education (ICE).
- Alexa: Sex Education Education
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Sex Education Education
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dmoz.org Directory: Sex Education Education