Sex Education: Sexual Education And Sexuality Education

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Sex education or Sexuality Education is described by Kunwar and Yudav (2011) as an education that tackles about the different aspects of sexuality such as human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse, human sexual behavior and, etc. It seeks to decrease the possible negative effects on human sexual behavior such as teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases; it also seeks to amend the quality of relationships. This shows that the broader concept of human sexuality will be taught in sex education, aiming to give awareness and deeper understanding of these concepts. This term is also given a definition by Fontanilla (2003) as an instructional tool in helping and forming wholesome demeanors, values, and practices in…show more content…
Many individuals of a different culture, race, and religion trust that, keeping in mind the end goal to give a chance to wholeness, we should likewise give data that will empower all individuals to settle on life insisting choices—and this incorporates giving far reaching data about sexuality (Hanson). Accoding to Newsweek (1991), starting 1991, 1600 school areas across the country has been utilizing sex instruction educational modules called Sex Respect. Sex Respect adopts a significantly unique strategy from the other instructive projects. Sex Respect is a political preservationist's approach for sex training where the main goal of this educational program is to teach and that abstinence is the only approach that is moral and safe. The educational module shows that condoms can be the street to destroy in light of the fact that many fall flat and pregnancy comes…show more content…
A solid case has been made for exhaustive training about HIV and AIDS in the schools (National Commission on AIDS, 1994). Fontanilla (2003) has listed some needs and significance of sex education including the incidence of unwed pregnancy and the continuous increase of sexually transmitted diseases especially AIDS. According to Edlin (1994), Human Immunodeficiency virus or simply HIV is the virus that causes AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. However, a few people deny that AIDS is brought about by HIV. It ought to be plainly comprehended that established researchers is in understanding that HIV causes AIDS (Nevid et al., 2002). AIDS is defined by Ticzon (1994) as a virus that destroys one’s immune system, making a person’s body be defenseless against all infections and some cancers. He also explained that it will take 10 years for a person to develop AIDS from the time he/she was infected with HIV. Fontanilla (2003) has described that a person cannot tell if one has AIDS by just simply looking at his looks rather this has common symptoms such as severe weight loss and fatigue. There is also a huge possibility of certain cancers, specifically Kaposi’s sarcoma. From this information, AIDS is a severe disease that needs to be addressed immediately and be understood by many so that it wouldn’t be

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