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Condoms and the Illusion of Safe Sex

- History repeats itself. Even today different issues arise that are quite similar if one takes the time to notice. Early in the twentieth century, smoking cigarettes became popular in America (“The #1 Preventable” 1). The average person had little awareness of the negative health effects of smoking other than perhaps throat irritation and coughing. In the 1920s, companies began claiming their brand of cigarettes was physician tested and approved (“Cigarettes were once” 2). With this in mind, the general public believed that smoking was not harmful at all....   [tags: Sex Educaion Essays]

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One Night Stands And Safe Sex

- One Night Stands and Safe Sex A one night stand is when a random man and woman meet for one night and has sex that same night. The next day they don’t call each other or communicate after that. Both men and women love one night stands because there is no baggage attached. You see the person, receive your pleasure, and then leave. There are lots of problems with one night stands. People don’t understand that when you have sex with someone you are giving a part of yourself to them. The risks of contracting diseases are there and people don’t like to thinking about this because they believe it can’t happen to them....   [tags: AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease, Oral sex]

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Safe Sex Is No Sex

- Safe Sex is no Sex When kids become teenagers, they start to form romantic relationships. Within these relationships, they tend to start engaging in sexual intercourse. Yes, teenagers are having sex and most of the time they get involved without considering the consequences that they might face like STD’s and teenage pregnancy. Both of these have been raising conflict with in our society as a result of teenagers engaging in sexual activity. Teenagers should practice abstinence until marriage because it is 100% effective in preventing, STDs and pregnancy....   [tags: intercourse, teenagers, abstinence]

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The Practice Of Safe Sex

- The Practice of Safe Sex Today I have want to share with you my point of view and my perspective about the essential role practicing safe sex should play in our lives. Today, we have at our disposal quite the arsenal of prevention methods for practicing safer sex. But just like any tool in the toolbox, it is vital that we know how to use them. Protecting yourself and your sexual partner from STD’s or unwanted pregnancies is not something to be ashamed of but perceptive. I will be giving you some examples based on research and evidence on how practicing safer sex will not only feel just as good but will protect you from unwanted disease and provide a healthier sex life....   [tags: AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease, HIV]

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Sex Education versus Abstinence

- Students in the United States should be required to take sex education classes that promote abstinence instead of safe sex. Why is sex education prominent than abstinence. Focusing on abstinence will lead to a better outcome in life, while sex education has major disadvantages. Abstinence is the way to go, because the best safe sex is no sex. According to the Macmillan Dictionary, sex education is a system of medical and pedagogical measures for inculcating in parents, children, adolescents and young adults correct attitudes towards sex....   [tags: safe sex, no sex, sex life]

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Safe Sex And Its Effects On Children

- “Safe Sex” Education in Schools The sexual health education offered in schools across the globe ranges from complete avoidance of the topic to AO (abstinence only) education to CSE (comprehensive sexual education) and the relative merits of different programs are hotly debated. The central focus of AO programs is the message that sexual activity should be avoided until marriage, while CSE programs typically include factual information about how to prevent pregnancy and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) , along with lessons about how to handle sexual situations and healthy relationships (Advocates for Youth).The ability to navigate relationships and sexual encounters and avoid possible...   [tags: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior]

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Teenagers Need Safe Sex Education

- Three million teenagers will contract a sexually transmitted disease and one in three women will become pregnant before they are twenty years old. Teens are contracting sexually transmitted diseases and getting pregnant at an alarming rate causing the government, schools, and parents to scratch their heads. America is the country with the highest teen pregnancy rate in the world. Many are wondering what can be done to stop this. A debate has been going on about whether abstinence only education is doing any good for high school students in America....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Teaching Teenagers About Safe Sex

- For many years now, individuals in all states have been attempting to teach teenagers about safe sex. Administrators have designed special classes and foundations worldwide in order to help out with this subject. As said by K4Health, “The term ‘condom’ first appeared in print in 1717, in an English publication on syphilis, although its origin still remains uncertain” (Stryker). The reason why schools should be giving teenagers condoms is because most teenagers do not tell their parents that they are sexually active....   [tags: school, education, condoms]

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Safe Sex And Abstinence Is Important For People Of All Ages

- Everyone knows the importance of having American students educated about sex; whether they are taught safe sex or abstinence. Safe sex education is important for people of all ages, that is why this type of education should be required for all ninth grade students across the United States for public, private, and homeschooled individuals. Abstinence is also an important lesson to be taught in life; it is the only way not to receive an STD, otherwise known as STI, as well as the only way to avoid pregnancy....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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Hiv / Aids Education And Promotion Of Safe Sex

- HIV/AIDS was first diagnosed in China in 1985, and spread rapidly from 1989 among injecting drug users clustered in Yunnan province. Over the past two decades, HIV/AIDS prevalence has increased significantly due to several factors, including a higher population of migrant workers and the rise of the market economy (Jia et al., para. 8). HIV/AIDS prevalence is significantly higher in specific population groups in the country, including female sex workers, injection drug users, and men who have sex with men (Qian et al., p....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Condom, Sexual intercourse]

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Candie's Foundation is on a Mission of Safe Sex for Teenagers

- Living in the modern world full of people trying to persuade, sell or advocate for many different things people usually do not pay attention to what they are perceiving subconsciously. When viewing an advertisement like that of the Candie’s Foundation, whose mission is to create awareness of teen pregnancy and safe sex, cannot be overlooked because of the strong persuasion used in the Candie’s advertisement. Though there are many forms of advertising, the basic foundations of a good argument are ethos, pathos, and logos....   [tags: advertisement, persuade, pregnant]

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The Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Safe Sex Behavior among Sex Workers

- ‘It’ first appeared in 1981 in the United States of America. Since then ‘it’ has only grown larger and by the end of year 2006, some 1,106,400 people in US were living with ‘it’ and around 21% were undiagnosed. Some 56,300 people become infected with ‘it’ in 2006 alone. ‘It’ killed 14,561 people in the US and its dependent areas in 2007 and some 583,298 people have succumbed to ‘it’ as of 2007 in US and the death toll is rising every passing day. (CDC. HIV Prevalence Estimates—United States, 2006....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive]

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Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex

- Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex Yet among India's 300 million young people ages 10 to 24, recent studies show that premarital sex is increasingly common. A 2001 study conducted in Delhi and the Lucknow (capital of India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh) by the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare shows that some 15 percent of young people engage in premarital sex, even though Indian society regards sex before marriage as deviant behavior. The study, which included grade school and college students, also revealed that despite a growing HIV/AIDS epidemic, many young people have unprotected sex....   [tags: Papers]

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How Teenage Magazines Express the Post-feminism Culture

- Magazines offer many opportunities for teenagers to consider and investigate their sexuality. In particular, sexuality advices and stories in magazines enables teenagers to understand personal sexual issues or problems that they might be having in a healthier light. Post-feminism attitudes have become very popular in teenage magazines for both male and female readers, this is partly because prior to the feminism movement women were never seen as having much sexual desire for men and women generally didn’t feel comfortable expressing their sexual attributes or sexuality....   [tags: contributing to safe sex messages]

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Safe Sex For the Catholic Student in a Public High School

- Safe Sex For the Catholic Student in a Public High School The teachings of the Catholic Church regarding sex are unequivocal: Catholics should abstain from sex until marriage and then practice monogamy in marriage until they are separated by death. It is the Catholic Church's understanding that all sex in this context is "safe". Hence, in the sexual ideology of Catholic dogma "safe sex" means abstinence and nothing else. And yet despite this, every Catholic in the United States knows what is popularly meant by safe sex....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex

- How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex The purpose of this paper is to give people information on the advantages, disadvantages and different forms of safe sex. This paper is done for the purpose of preventing STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), not for the purpose of birth control. This gives you different ways to still enjoy sex as you normally would, but with some different and somewhat unusual changes. Some may find this appealing and some may find it hideous. The options are up to you; I am just giving you other alternatives....   [tags: Papers]

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How Abstinence Education Should be taught in School

- Over the course of the last few years, there has been much opposition over how sex education should be taught in school. Abstinence should be taught in sex education classes because abstinence is moral. There wouldn't be as many unwed mothers and babies born out of wedlock. Contraceptives that are taught are not guaranteed to protect teenagers from anything, and many people support the teaching of abstinence. It has been said that teaching abstinence- only lessons are leaving students misinformed and mislead, but the instructors have a reason as to why they don’t teach on the contraceptive options....   [tags: safe sex, abstinence, sex education]

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus ( Hiv )

- Public Health Problem The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has haunted humans for decades by weakening the immune system so low that disease progress to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Once in the human body, the virus infects vital cells leading to the depletion of CD4 immune and increasing susceptibility to other life-threatening diseases such as tuberculosis, pneumocystis pneumonia, and giving cancerous tumors an environment to thrive (Bacelar et al, 2014). The virus is spread through semen, blood, breast milk, or vaginal fluid....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Condom, Safe sex]

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Stopping the Spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (HIV)

- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (HIV) is a worldwide epidemic that could so easily be prevented. Currently there are 35.3 million people in the world living with HIV and every hour fifty women are infected with HIV. HIV/AIDS has been the cause of approximately 36 million deaths since it was discovered and continues to kill every day. Safe sex and needle-exchange programs, along with antiretroviral treatments are the best way to stop HIV from spreading and leading to AIDS. HIV is a virus that can be sexually transmitted, obtained through hypodermic needles or contaminated blood transfusions, or passed on from mother to child through pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding....   [tags: safe, sex, programs, treatment, disease]

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Sexual Empowerment of Women

- The purpose of my project was to explore female sexuality and empowerment. It is an important topic because women are judged on their sexuality. It is expected that women be sexy but not sexual, meaning to look the part, but do not act on it. We live in a world where women are held to a different standard than men. Men are expected to sleep around with many women; it gives them almost a god-like complex while women are shunned for sleeping around. Women should not feel shamed in having sex or being sexy....   [tags: sexuality, sexy, women, safe sex]

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The Gay Men 's Hiv Reduction Practices

- Introduction The purpose of this paper is to gain insight on the different ways HIV can be prevented, in a world where sexual intercourse is now starting at a younger age than the norm. It is very important to point out ways to prevent HIV before it is contracted, to avoid life changing health burdens. With the use of various articles, this paper will discuss how to prevent HIV by simply educating the population of the importance to use condoms when performing anal sex, being that it is a highly vascular area, transmission of HIV through drug/needle use, and educating high school students about abstinence and HIV prevention....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Sexual intercourse, Safe sex]

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Aids Virus And Its Affect On The Lesbian Community

- In July 1983 David Wheatley, the editor of a Brisbane gay newspaper, The Scene, called a public meeting to discuss the newly arrived “AIDS Virus” and its affect on the homosexual community in Queensland. 30 people attended and formed The Queensland AIDS Action Committee to support those diagnosed with AIDS. They decided to lobby the Qld Government for welfare and support for those affected by the epidemic. In 1984, when the Qld Government seized on the AIDS scare to embrace homophobia as a political tool, the Qld AIDS Action Committee became more formally organised as Qld AIDS Committee (October 1984), and later still, the Qld AIDS Council - after government complaints the word 'committee '...   [tags: AIDS, HIV, HIV/AIDS, Safe sex]

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Get Tested For Hiv / Aids

- GET TESTED FOR HIV/AIDS The first case of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) was discover in 1981 in United States. Before the disease even had a name it was taking many lives every day, and the disease was link to the flu. There estimated 144 case discovery every day. Everybody should get tested to know their status. It can decrease the chances of spreading the disease. If you are positive for the disease you can receive the proper treatment to live a long life. There are many reason to get tested like: you meet a new love interest, have unprotected sex, or sharing needle with other drug depended individuals....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Immune system, Safe sex]

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Human Papillomavirus in African-American Females

- ... In order to maximize the effectiveness of the aforementioned vaccines, Dunne and colleagues (2014) suggest that the vaccine be administered in a 3-dose series to adolescents between the ages of 11 and 12. Along with primary HPV preventative methods, it is suggested that women routinely partake in gynecological examinations and cytologic tests to include Papanicolaou [Pap] smears (Akyuz, Yılmaz, Yenen, Yavan, & Kılıç, 2011; NCI, 2014). Based on approximated population studies by the NCI (2014), screening for HPV-associated cancers may decrease mortality and incidence rates in women by more than 80%....   [tags: vaccination, safe sex education]

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus ( Hiv ) Or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ( Aids )

- In America when someone thinks about an individual with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), they typically think of a homosexual male or possibly a prostitute, or maybe even a drug user that shares needles with his or her buddies. For the most part though, you probably don’t think of the lady down the street whose husband is rarely home, or the fishermen at your local farmers market. In Thailand however, these are very common examples of people who have HIV and AIDS, especially if they are in rural areas such as Northern Thailand (Surasiengsunk et al, 1998)....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Condom, Safe sex]

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Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators : Progress Update

- Having reviewed the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators: Progress Update, the leading health indicator (LHI) elected is knowledge of serostatus among HIV-positive persons. Three key elements are contributing to the transmission of HIV. First, high-risk sexual behaviors (unsafe sex), next, persons at high risk are not getting tested, and finally, non-disclosure of HIV-positive status to sexual partners. The latter ties in with knowledge of serostatus among HIV-positive persons. Admittedly, knowing your status is vital, but to some degree that knowledge is self-serving when a person(s) abstains from sharing this information with sexual partners....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Safe sex, HIV/AIDS]

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Hiv And Aids : Aids

- HIV/AIDS is one of the deadliest diseases in the world today. HIV is a virus that weakens the immune system, making us prone to many infections. It can be transmitted in various ways; for example, by coming in contact with bodily fluids by unprotected sex, reusing needles when doing drugs or getting tattooed, being born to an HIV infected mother, etc. Millions of people are getting infected by HIV around the world. According to World Health Organization, “[. . .] In 2014, 1.2 [1.0–1.5] million people died from HIV-related causes globally [and] there were approximately 36.9 [34.3–41.4] million people living with HIV at the end of 2014 with 2.0 [1.9–2.2] million people becoming newly infected...   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Immune system, Safe sex]

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Hiv And Sexual And Reproductive Health Education

- Women make up the growing population of those living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. The rate of women infected with this disease is usually higher among younger people than older people. Women prisoners are more than likely to have attracted this infection before actually being incarcerated. Most women were infected with HIV, by a drug injection or may have received HIV from their mother as an infant, or through sexual intercourse. Since women prisoners may engage in sexual intercourse during detention or release on parole, they should be enabled to protect themselves through the provision of condoms and skills in negotiating safer sex....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Sexual intercourse, Safe sex]

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Hiv And Sexual Minority Groups

- Men who have sex with men (SMS) account for sixty one percent of all HIV infections, despite only taking up an approximate two percent of the population. This reality, as well as the reality that MSM are the only group where HIV infection rates are increasing, no decreasing, has a profound effect on the culture of the homosexual community (2015). There have been many books written on the topic of HIV and sexual minorities, and a short paper could not possibly hope to cover the breadth of the reality for many sexual minority members in regards to HIV....   [tags: AIDS, Sexual intercourse, HIV, Safe sex]

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Teaching Real Sex in Highschool

- Teaching sex education is like telling a kid not to go in a cookie jar. A child usually asks for a cookie and the parent replies, “No.” “Don’t go into the cookie jar.” Then that child will climb or do whatever it can to get that cookie from the jar. As you can picture, parents say no without sharing the reason behind it or how to do what’s being asked. That is the problem not only with children, but also with teenagers. Parents, teachers, and mentors use the abstinence- only approach, which means they only teach high school students not to have sex and that it’s bad, but not all the facts behind it (Crooks 2014)....   [tags: abstinence, safe choices, teenagers]

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Social Networking Is Not Safe

- Social Networking Can you believe, “76% of American adults online use social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, as of July 2015, up from 26% in 2008” (Procon.org). The meaning of social networking is when a person is able to interact with another person through sites, are able to watch breaking news as well as doing any type of research etc. Although, when a person is using social networking there is chance anyone can look at the person 's profile. As well as criminals using social networking, which is eerie being that young children use social networking....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Sex offender]

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Sexual Revolution and Methods of Contraception

- Sexual Revolution and Methods of Contraception Birth Control and Contraceptives The sexual revolution introduced a whole new idea of controlled births and the use of different forms of birth control. Contraceptives have been used since the time of the ancient Egyptians, but the sexual revolution introduced a whole new form and more efficient way to prevent conception of a child. The use of contraceptives helped control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, lowered the percentage of illegitimate children, and reduced the risk of pregnancy....   [tags: Sex Protection Condoms Safe Essays History]

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Keeping The Community Safe By Having A Public Registry

- Keeping the Community Safe by Having a Public Registry The American criminal justice system is designed to provide citizens with a way to pay the debt that was created by their crimes against our society. Americans believe that once that debt is paid by serving the sentence dictated by the courts, citizens who commit these crimes are free to re-enter society, continuing their lives as they see fit. However, some types of crimes are so detrimental to society that extra measures need to be taken after offenders serve their time to minimize the likelihood that they will victimize society again....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior, Crime]

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Sex Education : A Shocking Amount Of Sex

- “Abstinence-Only?”, More Like “Accidents-Only” Sex ed. A phrase would make most middle schoolers cringe or giggle, and most high school students groan. Whether it was looking at diagrams of reproductive organs, reading about people who regret having sex before marriage, or watching slideshows with pictures of various genitals laden with disease, most sex education seemed disgusting and terrifying to students. Worst of all, much of it was incorrect. In reality, a shocking amount of sex education taught to students is misleading and untrue in many cases....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Social Construction Of Sex Work

- Sex work also known as world’s “oldest profession” has become a debatable topic in the modern-day society. Numerous efforts have been made by the Canadian government to control the sex-trade. Sex work and related acts are constantly criticised by the society. According to Statistic Canada, 78% of sex workers are women, 16% are men and 6% are other genders. Sex work is defined as "the give-and-take of sexual services, acts or products for materialistic benefits. For example, sex work includes direct physical contact and indirect sexual stimulus." (Weitzer, Sex for Sale, 2010) Specifically, sex workers are males, females, transsexuals and transgendered individuals who take material compensatio...   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Sex worker]

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Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Where in the first world would one expect the teen pregnancy rate to be the highest. Surprisingly, it is the United States that has the highest teen pregnancy rate of any first world country, more than double the rate of twenty other first world countries and almost ten times greater than that of Switzerland. While some of the disparity can be attributed to factors such as income inequality, the presence of abstinence only education has a major impact on birth and STD rates in the United States in comparison to other countries with more comprehensive programs....   [tags: Sex Education]

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The Proliferation of Premarital Sex in America

- Premarital sex is a highly controversial issue in society. Traditionally, sex prior to marriage was considered to be wrong and immoral. However, since the 1960s’ “sex revolution,” society has become more tolerant and accepting of premarital sex. There are many factors that contributed to this cultural shift. Religious groups have always been significant combatants to sex outside of wedlock. Religion once had a far stronger influence on the morals accepted by society, however in recent years religious conviction seems to have faded and society has begun to establish its own morals....   [tags: wedlock, sex revolution]

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Sex Education in the United States

- Many sexually active teens are never educated on the dangers of unprotected sex, because their schools do not teach this kind of education. Could changing this lead to less sexually transmitted infections or teenage pregnancy. Teaching options could ensure more safety to teenagers. Should sex education be taught in public schools in the United States, and if so, what kind of education is the best choice for today’s teenagers. There are three basic types of sex education. The most widely spoken about and taught is called abstinence based sex education....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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America Needs Sex Education in Schools

- Sex education is a major cause of arguments among parents and their school’s board of directors. Some parents argue that sex education should be taught at home or in their religious institution based upon their values. Should the public education system teach sex education to students. There has not been a solution that can be agreed upon unanimously. Sex education isn’t yet a necessity in every school but community support for it is slowly increasing. Sex education needs to be implemented in schools throughout the nation for the protection of today’s youth and further generations from the dangers of unsafe sex and to teach them to understand what sex means....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- We are all sexual creatures. At some point, we engage in sexual activity. In order to make sex enjoyable for both partners, learning about our own bodies is important. But, should sex be taught in school. People argue that sex should not be taught in school because informing teenagers about sex lead to them to having more sex. Over the years, schools have used their sex education courses as a way to prevent students from not having sex. In California, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires grades 7-12 to have a comprehensive sex education and HIV/STD prevention education (California)....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Sex education]

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Comprehensive Sex Education In Schools

- Why should comprehensive sex education be allowed in schools. Should teens be exposed to comprehensive sex education. Sex education should be taught in school because it give children stable and accurate information , it informs them of the danger and diseases associated with sex, and it teaches them about safe sex options. What is the meaning of comprehensive sex education. Is education about all matters relating to sexuality. What it teenage pregnancy. It is classified as any teen between the ages of 15-19 the gets pregnant....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex Is An Effective Marketing Strategy

- Sex Sells During the Superbowl in 2015, I remember watching an advertisement where Kate Upton was in a drive-in theater like in the 1990‘s. Out of nowhere, she started taking off her sweater which reveals too much skin and doing really sexual awkward poses while eating the burger. I didn’t realize after watching it, it was an advertisement for Carl’s Jr’s new Jalapeno burger. This advertisement was an example of sex appeal which is used as an effective marketing strategy to attract attention to a product....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Sex in advertising]

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Sex Offender Registration And Notification Act

- When walking around your neighborhood, town, local mall, or other places you frequent, are you constantly thinking about if or when you may encounter a registered sex offender. For most people, that is not the first thing that is on their mind. In reality you probably encounter many in your life without even knowing it. The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act was initially implemented to give people the ability to know who is living around them, what they were charged with, and potentially give the community a sense of security....   [tags: Sex offender, Sex offender registration]

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Sex Education For Public Schools

- Sex Education in Public Schools. I mentioned earlier that the sex education I received in the fourth grade was not as expansive as I hoped to be. But then again, I am older now and vaguely remember my sex education teacher explaining puberty, male and female sexual organs, the reproductive system, the use of condoms, and ways to prevent teenage pregnancy. In my county, Flagler County, we had a high rate of teenage pregnancies therefore there the prevention of unplanned pregnancies was heavily mentioned....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control]

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Sex, Not only for Reproduction

- Sex, Not only for Reproduction Throw away those abstinence rings and listen up teens. From ages twelve and up, us “young adults” have had adults pestering us to death about sex and all the drawbacks of having it. Well, to hell with that nonsense, sex isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be. Adults are quick to mention gonorrhea, syphilis, and of course that unwanted pregnancy. Yet what they fail to mention is the facts. In reality sex has many known health benefits that can boost a teen’s happiness and overall self-esteem which in turn helps relieve the stress from a teen’s everyday life....   [tags: Sex, argumentative, persuasive]

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Teaching Sex Education in Schools

- The condoms display in the Hidden Heroes: the Genius of Everyday Things exhibit is a showcase that would cause an individual to wonder about adolescents’ overall knowledge of human sexuality. In today’s society, children are susceptible to learning about such a delicate topic not only from their families and peers, but through the media as well. These sources often provide misrepresentations of the information due to ignorance and biased views. Therefore, in order to inform individuals more accurately, sex education programs have been created with the intention to be implemented into schools across the country....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Mandatory Sex Education Classes

- “Arizona is rated the fourth highest state for teen pregnancy for ages 15-19 years old. For every 1,000 girls 70 teens are pregnant. Also, Arizona is ranked 16th highest state for syphilis, as well as 11th highest state for chlamydia. In the state of Arizona, 406 people out of 100,000 have reported consuming an STD. The average national rate of STD cases reported for every 100,000 people is 348” (Innes). From the look of these statistics the state of Arizona has a problem with teen pregnancy and STD’s....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Offenders And The United States

- Sex offenders in the United States (U.S.) are considered to be the worst of the worst. They are at the bottom of the food chain in prison culture and are considered to be worse than murderers and rapists. This is very evident in Florida where they have the most restrictive sex offender registration and sentencing laws in the nation. No matter how minor the crime a sex offender in Florida is registered for life, and after release from prison must register in-person with local sheriff’s department (Do Florida sex offender registration requirements go too far?)....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education In Schools

- "The Netherlands provides sex education starting in preschool and boasts the lowest teen birthrate in the world--6.9 per 1,000 women aged 15-19--a rate nearly eight times lower than in the United States."(Topic overview: sex education) Pregnancy among adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 is a high concern. Sex education has proven in many areas to be very beneficial. Sex education is a very controversial topic with parents. Sex education should be taught because it gives young people information which allows them to make an educated decision for themselves whether or not to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Benefits of Sex Education in Schools

- According to World Association for Sexual Health, "to achieve sexual health, all individuals, including youth, must have access to comprehensive sexuality education and sexual health information and services throughout the life cycle" (Sexual Health for the Millennium 4). In the fifteenth century, scientists and educators raised the issue of sex education of children and adolescents. This topic particularly was discussed after the sexual revolution that occurred in the past century, when there were the first attempts to introduce sex education courses first as electives, and then as a mandatory class....   [tags: sex education, sexual health, sexuality]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- Sex Education in Schools At some point in their life, almost everyone is going to have sex. However, where do they learn about sex. Most schools have a health class that touches on the subject of sex or they have sex education classes. A lot of the classes happen in high school; however, some are being taught as early as middle school. The conservatives and liberals have debated for years whether or not they should ban these courses. The dispute over sex education in school has been tested to see if the classes decrease sexual activity among teens in the United States....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education And Sexual Education

- Sex Education Sexual Education has created controversy in high school classrooms for decades. It used to be a question of whether it was appropriate to talk about such a crude subject with adolescents, especially at school, a place where kids were supposed to focus on learning. Now it is accepted as a normal class in high school, and most agree is should be taught, the question is how. As times change, should the way schools teach change as well. For years schools have taught abstinence-only sex education, which emphasizes abstinence from sex, and often avoids discussion of use of contraceptives but is this the most productive way to teach teens about sex, or should young teens...   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Children and young adults today distinguish right from wrong based on their previous knowledge. The education they receive plays a major role in the way they make decisions. Sex is a controversial topic brought up frequently throughout a child's life. Based on the way it is taught, the child makes decisions that may forever change his or her life. (Sex Education That 3) Although it is often opposed, the two most essential ways children learn about sex today is the education they receive at home and at school....   [tags: Children Sex Ed Youth Education]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught At School?

- It is very crucial to enforce comprehensive sex education rather than an abstinence-only program to be taught beginning in middle school for kids ages 11-18. When sex education is disregarded and rejected, problems may occur. "Sexuality is part of who we are as human beings. If you demonize it when you 're young, it becomes much harder when you get older." (Shah) Kids and teens acquire information, if not provided with some, about sex from friends, the Internet and more but, the information they are learning may not be correct....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control]

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Sex Education And Its Effects On Children

- Sex education is a very basic term used to describe a wide range of programs which aim to impart graphic, detailed, sexual information to our children” (Sex Education). During a sex education course, there could be topics discussed that include sexual health, sexual reproduction, and sexuality. When talking to teenagers about these subject matters, the topic can make parents feel very awkward and uncomfortable. Because of this, parents might be very vague in talking with their children about sex, and possibly might not talk about it at all with them....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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Sex Education And Its Effect On Children

- “Sex education is a very basic term used to describe a wide range of programs which aim to impart graphic, detailed, sexual information to our children” (Sex Education). During the sex education course, there could be topics that include sexual health, sexual reproduction, and sexuality. Many of these topics can make parents feel uncomfortable when talking to their children. In today’s world many children are overwhelmed with sexual advertisement everywhere they look. Sexual advertisement it made easily available to children by it being in a movie, on a magazine cover, or even in their favorite song....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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Sex Tourism in Southeast Asian countries

- Introduction The predominant popularity of sex tourism in South East Asia led to many foreign tourist attractions to their countries. South East Asia, notably Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, and Cambodia all have notorious red light districts promoted in guidebooks as a tourist attraction. Thus, it is not uncommon to sight family groups shopping in the open-air market while sex workers actively drag passers-by into strip clubs and bars that offers sex services on the same street. This paper is concerned with sex tourism and the images that it constructs for particular South East Asian countries....   [tags: Sex Tourism Essays]

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Reasons for Encouraging Sex Before Marriage

- Sex, or sexual intercourse is denoted as penile-vaginal penetration .It is a physical and physiological basic need of human beings, equally important as eating, drinking, breathing, and sleeping. It can also be a beautiful and unforgettable experience, even doing it without marrying. Therapists have long known that couples who have more, and better, sex are happier and more stable.Although other people suggest that adults should abstain from sex before marriage as love is more important, avoid unwanted pregnancies or diseases, and unacceptable by society, there are reasons for encouraging sex before marriage....   [tags: sex, love, precautions, physical]

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Sex Education in Schools

- Sex Education is Important for Students in Schools Prevention is always better than the cure”-but how can we help our future citizens; the teenagers to be cured from early sex and unwanted pregnancy when they do not know even about the preventions. Sex education, the students of most of the Asian countries do not even know about this subject, when the teenagers of the western countries are becoming more aware of having safe sex as well as their lives. Teenage sex, abortion, HIV patients and last but not least suicide cases are increasing day by day in the countries of the continent Asia....   [tags: Sex Ed, Education, Safety, Protection]

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Sex Education : At Home

- Sex education: At home, at school or both. 1.06 million is the number of abortions took place in the U.S in 2011 according to Guttmacher Institute. This is not a small number in compare to the whole population of the world. 1.06 million abortions equals to more than 1.06 million babies have been killed before they even have full bodies. That’s a very sad statistic to look at. And what is the main reason why this sad number exists. We could blame poor education in sex for this controversy issue....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Condom, HIV]

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What 's The Deal With Sex?

- What’s the deal with Sex Ed. Knowledge over your own body is an essential part of life. Sometimes topics like these are uncomfortable to talk about but necessary to understand. One of those topics is sex education. Sex Education is vital for teenagers and should definitely be taught at schools they should start by learning the basics, starting from contraceptives, to the consequences of sexual activity, as well as communication between parents, teachers and peers. In addition, teaching sex education is necessary because as teenagers grow up they deal with important decisions about relationships, sexuality, and sexual behavior....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- According to Guttmacher, “Many sexually experienced teens (46% of males and 33% of females) do not receive formal instruction about contraception before they first have sex.”(1) This means that many teens are participating in sexual activity unaware of how to have sex safely and how sex effects them. Students are not getting educated by a certified adult, but they are simply going by what they learned from an older sibling or friend. Not only are their peers telling them, but the media and Hollywood glorify sex without showing its risks....   [tags: Birth control, Sex education, Sexual intercourse]

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Should Sex And Birth Control?

- If more schools taught more about sex it will not decrease the chances of kids having sex, because the only thing schools will provide is the knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases and infection,it will also not work because all schools are going to teach kids is how to have safe sex and birth control, it wouldn 't work is because kids are always going to be curious the only thing they will be cautious about is having protected sex and using a condom. “About 25% of our children today are participating in sexual activity and about 14% of our adults are teaching their kids about sexual education”....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Human sexuality]

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Sex Education is Needed in Florida Schools

- When it comes to monitoring and ensuring the well being of school-aged children, the agendas of most our nation’s parents, teachers, and public education policy makers seem to be heavily focused on topics such as bullying, drug awareness, and social development. Although each of these issues is very important and deserving of the attention it receives, there is one topic-sex education in the public school system-that holds just as much relevance amongst today’s youth, and yet it continues to be denied the same consideration....   [tags: Pro Sex Educatio]

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Sex Worker And Sexual Abuse

- With each of these issues on being a sex worker brought up in this research paper the last, and possibly the most complicated to resolve, issue that they have tried to work out is their basic human rights for being in the sex market. These human rights include but are not limited to: rape, violence, trafficking, extortion, arbitrary arrest, detentions, forced eviction from their homes, harassment, discrimination, exclusion from health services, forced HIV testing, and lack of legal redress (Amnesty International)....   [tags: Human rights, Law, Prostitution, Sex industry]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- The American school systems are designed to educate their students in an age appropriate manner in each and every subject. Students learn about health and well being and driver’s education, so why should they not be taught sexual education as well. It is no question that there are some students who have sex. Since children are being taught everything by the school systems, sexual education should be included in that as well. Kids should be taught about sex education with the knowledge of contraceptives....   [tags: Birth control, Sex education, Teenage pregnancy]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- Sex Education Should be taught in Schools Sex is a natural act that most people do at some time in their life. A lot of people become sexually active in their teenage years. How are they supposed to learn about the precautions of sex. Sex education in schools has been debated for years in congress. Also, many parents have an opinion on whether or not they want their kids to learn about sex in a school setting. I, on the other hand, believe that sex education should be taught to teenagers in schools....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Abstinence vs. Comprehensive Sex Education

- It has been almost thirty three years since the first federal funding was put to use in “. . . sex education programs that promote abstinence-only-until-marriage to the exclusion of all other approaches . . .” according to the article “Sex education” (2010) published by “Opposing Viewpoints in Context;” a website that specializes in covering social issues. Since then a muddy controversy has arisen over whether that is the best approach. On one hand is the traditional approach of abstinence (not having sex before marriage), and on the other is the idea that what is being done is not enough, and that there needs to be a more comprehensive approach....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Comprehensive Sex Education

- Human sexuality can be fascinating, complex, contradictory, and sometimes frustrating. Sexuality is interwoven into every aspect of being human; therefore, having knowledge about sex is as essential as having education about human anatomy. However, it is highly recommended to pay close attention when sex education is delivered to youths. (Donatelle 171) What and when do American parents want their children to be thought about sex. This is an ongoing question that parents seek to find the best answer, to be able to inform their kids about sexuality in order to build up a strong foundation for sexual health....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Education Reform

- I came to age in the 70’s the era known for its sexual promiscuity and wide spread drug use. People had drug parties where having sex with others was encouraged. Couples known as swingers would swap partners or all four would have sex together. The government was experimenting with LSD and had many participants in studies on the substance and its effects on the mind. This was the era of “free love”. It was also the end of the Korean War and the beginning of the Vietnam conflict. Sex was everywhere and widely accepted in many variations....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Education Is Not An Effective Form Of Education

- Sex Education in the United States Imagine stumbling through a very dark room, unsure of what is in there, but about to make a decision that could potentially change your life forever. This dark room and decision represent someone about to have sex for the first time, after having little knowledge on what sex truly is and the consequences that often times accompany it. Sexual education has been a very big issue for debate in schools all across America. Abstinence-only sex education is a type of instruction where students are taught solely to remain abstinent, which means waiting to have sex until marriage....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Pregnancy]

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Sex Trafficking Throughout Eastern Europe

- Sex Trafficking in Eastern Europe The women and children of Eastern Europe are no longer safe. Not in their own homes not anywhere. There are many reasons why the citizens are not safe. Due to poverty and inhuman living conditions, these citizens will do anything to get out. Even, if the only way is to put themselves in dangerous or life threatening situations. It is mostly women that put themselves in these situations. Some of these women do not care if they are tricked into doing vile, disgusting acts for other and sadly the children have no option....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The Controversy of Sex Education Programs in High School

- How many girls have you see around school who are pregnant. Do you ever come to think that they may not have had the “sex talk” with their parents or any sort of sex education at school. “The United Stated still has the highest teen pregnancy rate of any industrialized country. About 40 percent of American women become pregnant before the age of 20. The result is about 1 million pregnancies each year among women ages 15 to 19.” (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) At the age 15-20 most teen males and females don’t have a stable job and are still going to school....   [tags: pregnancy, sex, pledge]

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Sex Education Programs in Schools in the United States

- Nineteen-fifty five marked the debut of sex education programs in schools in the United States. Along the years, many have argued whether or not sex education should be taught in schools. Many believe that the education of sex encourages students to engage in sexual activities which lead to a higher number of pregnancies and sexual transmitted diseases (STD’s). As the number of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases climbs higher and higher every day in our country, one can only think that sexual education is a necessity in our school systems....   [tags: parents, inform, educate, sex]

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Pros and Cons of a Teenage Same-sex Relationship

- Although same-sex teenage relationships were looked down on before and were not common, today many teens are in a same-sex relationship. This is critical to developing sexual and social identities. In this paper, readers will learn the ups and downs of teenagers in a world of relationships and sexuality. Growing up in a home with parents of the same sex is viewed in negative ways to a lot of people, but studies show that a child is well adjusted to being raised under a roof with parents of the same sex just as well as a child with a male and female parent under the same roof....   [tags: legal issues, same sex]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-sex marriage has been a very controversial topic throughout the years, and is still present today. The day that the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage became legal helped make the publics’ view on same-sex marriage more understanding, and think it’s a part of the norm. The legalization of same-sex marriage helped this country socially, economically, and better living for same-sex couples. This paper will explain why it’s good for the economy and for social relations. One reason why same-sex marriage helps the economy is that it removes the limits on labor mobility....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Civil union]

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High Teen Pregnancy Rate: Comprehensive Sex Education at Fault?

- In May 2006 the silence cries of Kaylib Neal began to fill the delivery room as young Kizzy Neal slightly tilts her head with the energy she has left to take a glace at her new son. Although this moment is one of the happiest times of Kizzys life, she still wishes she could have waited to experience this moment at a later time in her life. At the age of only thirteen, Kizzy is one among the thousands of teenage girls who become pregnant each year in the United States. According to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 34% percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Let 's Talk About Sex

- The documentary Let’s Talk About Sex, created by James Houston, attempts to facilitate a much needed discussion about sex in the American society. In moving to America Houston explains that he couldn’t help but begin to notice how much sex is a part of our culture, especially teenage culture in which sexuality is inescapable. As a photographer in New York creating sexual images is a substantial part of his job and where he has become aware of America’s differing attitude toward sex compared to other countries....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Comprehensive Vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Darci Deakin Utah State University Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Comprehensive vs. abstinence only sex education has been very controversial across the globe from the beginning. In recent years however, it has increased its attention through the media. Depending on your views and believes, usually, will determine which method you will choose to participate in. Comprehensive sex education teaches about condoms and contraception to reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy, but it also teaches about abstinence as the best method for avoiding STDS and unintended pregnancy (Alford, 2001)....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Let 's Talk About Sex Education

- Let’s Talk About Sex Sex is a natural, healthy part of our lives and we have the right to a proper sex education in schools. Sex education in schools have been a controversial topic since 1912, which is when teachers began to be trained on how to teach sex education. The main debate today is whether the sex education should focus on abstinence-only programs or comprehensive programs. Abstinence-only programs focus on teaching students that the only socially acceptable time to have sex is during marriage and abstinence is the only way to protect yourself from contracting STD’s and from becoming pregnant....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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