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 below which a person is considered to be legally incompetent to consent to sexual acts.
- AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) in the US.
- Comprehensive sex education - Comprehensive sex education is a sex education instruction method based on-curriculum 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
- 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).
- 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.
- 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?.
- 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.
- An NPR : Sex Education in America www
An overwhelming majority of Americans want sex education in schools, Sex Education in America, but there is still disagreement over how it should be taught. With analysis and the surveys. NPR : Sex Education in America.
- 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.
- In Family Planning Law and China's Birth Control Situation www
In an interview, Planning Law and China's Birth Control Situation, State Family Planning Commission official explains the law and the population and family planning situation in the country. Family Planning Law and China's Birth Control Situation.
- Christian Culture War Hits Local Pharmacy www
Christian Science Monitor article about the issues involved when pharmacists refuse (on religious or moral grounds) to fill prescriptions for contraceptives and morning-after pills. Culture War Hits Local Pharmacy.
- Supports Get The Facts NY www
Supports accurate and age-appropriate sex education for New York State youth. The Facts NY. Information for parents, teachers, teens, clergy and policymakers. Get The Facts NY.
- Comprehensive, Sexuality Education and Counseling Services www
Comprehensive, Education and Counseling Services, sex-positive health education including workshops, trainings, and counseling services. Sexuality Education and Counseling Services.
- A A Place For Me www
A woman's story about overcoming child abuse, Place For Me, abandonment, domestic violence, rape and substance abuse. A Place For Me.
- Provides Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness www
Provides assistance to programs for child abuse awareness and prevention efforts as well as to programs for adult survivors of abuse. Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness.
- Public NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Education Survey www
Public approves of higher taxes for schools, School Education Survey, but wants fairness in funding; support weak for vouchers and unclear for charter schools. Read or take the poll. NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Education Survey.
- News CSMonitor.com - Learning www
News coverage of education (K-12, Learning, college, and adult ed.). CSMonitor.com - Learning.
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