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Sex Education In School

Schools have a significant role in imparting effective sex education to adolescents. Research has shown that with effective sex education to young adults in schools, it is possible to push back the age at which adolescents experiment with sex. These programs also have the potential to encourage youngsters to use protection during their first sexual experience.

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However, although schools in the cities and suburbs of India are coming up with innovative health and hygiene workshops that deal with issues like health foods and usage of sanitary napkins, the introduction of comprehensive sex education in schools on a regular basis still remains a subject of raging controversy. The existing education system in India is still much divided about conducting such workshops and programs within the school premises.

According to the WHO, sex education for children should be imparted at the age of 12 and above. It is estimated that 34% of the HIV infected persons are in the age group of 12 to 19 years; despite this statistic, it was found that school authorities still nursed a mental block. The results of a survey conducted by Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences, Delhi, in the year 2003, might be an eye opener to school authorities where children themselves expressed the need for sex education.

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TonyFor

I would like to add that parents not only Can Be sexuality educators, but they Should Be them. Who knows better your child than you? At least it should be in such a way. You see how you son or daughter is growing and changing and only you can see the moment when it is necessary to start. There are lots of parents who think that it is better to concentrate on other subjects and tests.

chelsea23456

My advice is just don`t have sex until your 16

sheerinjahan

good article.nice

CarriesNewbold

If you are laying on top of a girl and you have no clothes on. Can the pre come get a girl pregnant. Even if you have no penatration.

priyankarawat

we should teach them what we all do as human.dont shy to say we do sex because human race depends on it

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