In the USA abstinence plus has been called comprehensive sexuality education. They were also taught about the importance of self-control and restraint. Nader, P. These changes appear to have had a profound influence around the world on discourses about how SRE should be taught—abstinence only or abstinence plus.
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Schools and sexuality education. Briefing paper 9: Concepts series. Young people and sexual health support for young people: Report of a deliberative seminar. Accessed 2 Apr
These issues become exacerbated by education policies that restrict young people from vital information about their sexual health and identity. It is proven to reduce unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, prevent sexual violence, and address a variety of additional sexual health disparities in young people.
They changed the title, but not the abstinence-only-until-marriage purpose. I worked at a sleep away camp for five years.
Research has consistently found that strong leadership and support by principals, head teachers, school governors and parents is crucial for the successful integration of sexual health into educational settings UNESCO Young people and sexual health support for young people: Report of a deliberative seminar.
A historical analysis of public school sex education in America since Body talk: The material and discursive regulation of sexuality, madness and reproduction.