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Unprotected Sex Leads to an Increase in Pregnancy, Social Discrimination and Disease

- Unprotected sex is becoming increasingly common today which brings an increase in the risks of the effects; including pregnancy, social discrimination, and various diseases. The majority of unprotected sex is acted upon within teenagers. However, adults act upon this feat as well. While performing sexual proceedings, you use a condom to prevent the corrupting effects due to unprotected sex from happening to you. In the absence of using a condom, the effects are amplified. Most people are aware of the consequences of unprotected sex, although, the choice of using a condom to protect you during sexual intercourse is still not always the prevailing decision....   [tags: Unprotected sex, sexuality, STIs, pregnancy,]

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Unprotected Sex With An Identifiable Other

- In this scenario, if the client discloses his intention to have unprotected sex with an identifiable other, despite his positive HIV status, my last resort would be to break confidentiality and inform the identifiable other. Duty to report requires the third party to be identified, which is stated in the scenario (Huprich, Fuller, & Schneider, 2003). However, I would need to assess the level of harm it would do to the client if I broke confidentiality (Chenneville, 2000). Like Chenneville (2000) states, “Overprediction will result in breaches of confidentiality, and underprediction may result in potential harm to others.” This means, rather than making assumptions, I would need to assess the...   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Informed consent, Sexual intercourse]

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The Risks of Unprotected Sex

- The Risk of Unprotected Sex Most teens do not think twice about indulging in unprotected sex, and doing it could be very dangerous to their health, and cause big changes in their lives and the lives of their families. Not thinking before they give in to the pressures of indulging in unprotected sex, they fail to realize the potential problems that unprotected sex will cause. Some teenagers do not want to have sex, but doing so will keep them in good standings with his or her significant other....   [tags: Sexual Education]

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Teen Pregnancy And Unprotected Sex Among Adolescents

- Step 1: Identify the preliminary issue Teen pregnancy and unprotected sex among adolescents are concerning public health problems in the United States. A teenage girl in America has a high likelihood to get pregnant than a girl in another developed western nation (Kearney & Levine, 2012). Many teenage mothers are not able to pursue a higher education and raise families in underprivileged neighborhoods (Diaz & Fiel, 2016). Teenage pregnancy occurs due to several different factors, unfortunately, many of them are socioeconomically related (Unicef, 2008)....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Birth control]

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Dangerous Games and Unprotected Sex Among Teenagers

- Children, teenagers, and even adults at times, are known to engage in some fairly dangerous behaviors. Children and teens appear to be in these situations more so than others. Many people have opinions as to why this is. Some say they don’t know any better and that’s how they learn. Others say it’s due to where their brain is developmentally. This paper will begin by briefly looking at what some of these behaviors are and the various reasons behind there occurrence. The main behavior that will be focused on is auto erotic asphyxiation....   [tags: risky choices, chubby bunny]

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The Rising of HIV/AIDS in the United States Population

- In 1991, the world learned that one of the most iconic players in the history of basketball had tested positive for HIV (Johnson). Earvin “Magic” Johnson stood with his wife by his side and announced to the world that he had contracted this disease as a result of having unprotected sex. Johnson stated that he contracted disease from having unprotected sex and because of this, he now has to live with a disease that has changed his entire life (Johnson). During this time, many people were uneducated about the disease and some were afraid to be in contact with anyone carrying the virus....   [tags: Unprotected Sex, Sharing Needles]

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What Can Schools Do to Prevent Teen Pregnancy?

- Risking The Future Introduction: To begin, societies have changed over the centuries. However, childbirth has not changed and children are still being born today the same way they have for several decades. One can remember a time when teenage pregnancy was a disgrace. When an adolescent girl became pregnant, she was either sent away until the baby was born or the baby was given up for adoption. Often times the baby was even raised as a sibling to its own mother. The other alternative for this situation was that the young man who fathered the child would marry the young pregnant mother....   [tags: adolescents, unprotected sex, childbirth]

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Domestic and Internationa Adoption: A look at Adopting a Child or Adopting Out a Child

- Adoption The “Love of My Life” is a brief story about a college couple’s love for each other. Unfortunately, they had unprotected sex. Instead of considering another way out, the girl insisted that her boyfriend throw the infant in a dumpster and leave it to die. Instead of leaving the infant to die, she should have put the baby up for adoption for another family. If she would have done that, a family who either could not have children, or just liked the idea of adoption, could have adopted the child....   [tags: unprotected sex, abortion, orphan]

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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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The Importance of Sex Education

- Why is sex education important. It helps students of a variety of generations grasp the information they need about the dangers of sex. 46% of high school students in the United States have had sex and are putting themselves at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, pregnancy, and sexual transmitted diseases. The National Human Immunodeficiency Virus plan for the United States of America recommends educating students as well as young adults about Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before they begin having sex, which places the young adults at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex]

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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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The Importance of Sex Education

- Sex education should be increased in schools. Nearly one million women under the age of 20 get pregnant each year. That means 2800 women get pregnant each day. If students are educated about the effects sex has on their lives, it lessens their chance of having children at an early age. Knowledge about sex can also lessen the chance of kids receiving STDS. First of all, the main reason children have sex prematurely is because they are curious. Students lack knowledge about sex because they haven’t been taught about it, however, when children know the consequences behind their actions and the risks they are taking they less likely to want to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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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 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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The Causes and Effects of Unsafe Sex

- Introduction The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and analyze the topic of the causes and effects of unsafe sex in teenagers. Specifically, it will discuss causes, including media and peers, and some effects, including sexually transmitted diseases, (STDs) and unwanted pregnancy. Teenagers who practice unsafe sex are playing with a time bomb that could go off at any time. With the advent of easily accessible birth control and condoms, there are no more excuses for practicing unsafe sex that can cause an unwanted pregnancy or even death by disease....   [tags: cause and effect essays, teen pregnancy, teen sex]

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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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When Should Sex Eduacation Be Taught?

- Sex is a word that means many different things to people across America and even the world. The word sex also initiates a series of questions. One of the major questions about sex that does arise is, should sex education be taught to children at a very young age. The answer to this conflicting question is yes. If schools taught sex to children starting at the age of seven, it could highly change the way that sex is having a negative impact on our world. Kids need to know that having sex is wrong....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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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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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- In today’s school systems, students are taught the basics: math, history, language arts, and science. However, what they are also “taught” is sex education. Currently, when people think of how they were taught sex education in high school, most would say something along the lines of that they were taught the anatomy, and they were taught to never actually use it. This approach to sex education has been going on for decades, and despite being proven unsuccessful countless times, continues to be taught in this fashion because this is what makes the people happy....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, AIDS, Education]

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Sex Education : A Hot Topic Of Debate

- Sex Education in Our Schools Sex education in our schools has been a hot topic of debate for decades. The main point in question has been whether to utilize comprehensive sex education or abstinence-only curriculum to educate our youth. The popularity of abstinence-only curriculum over the last couple of decades has grown largely due to the United States government passing a law to give funding to states that teach the abstinence-only approach to sex education. But not teaching our children about sex and sexuality is not giving them the information they need to make well educated decisions....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Why I Support Sex Education

- Sex education should be increased in schools. If students are educated about the effects sex has on their lives, it lessens their chance of having children at an early age. Knowledge about sex also lessens the chance of kids receiving STDS. First of all, the main reason children have sex prematurely is because they are curious. Students lack knowledge about sex because they haven’t been taught about it, however, when children know the consequences behind their actions and the risks they are taking they are less likely to want to have sex....   [tags: Sex education, USA, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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The History of Sex in the Media and Present Day Implications

- When I was first given this assignment it made me a bit uneasy. I was nervous about writing an extended essay on one particular topic. Being that there are so many social issues that need to be brought to light I was having a little trouble sticking to just one. However, with some guidance and encouragement I decided to finally settle with the issue of sex in the media. Within this extended essay I will attempt to shine light on the history of sex in advertisement and examples of different ads, prove sex sells any and everything, the role the media plays in our youth’s lives and creates hyperactive sexual development in children between thirteen and seventeen years old and how the media degr...   [tags: Sex and Media, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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Public Schools Must Provide Comprehensive Sex Education

- “Each year, U.S. teens experience as many as 850,000 pregnancies, and youth under age 25 experience about 9.1 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs)” (McKeon). Clearly this shows us that teens are sexually active, yet the school systems refuse to effectively educate our youth on what being sexually active fully entails. Sex education can be approached in two different ways; comprehensive and abstinence only. Comprehensive sex education “addresses both abstinence and age-appropriate, medically accurate information about contraception....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex Education Is The Single Most Controversial Debate

- Sex education has been the single most controversial debate in the United States education systems within the past few decades, but was first introduced as early as 1905 where there was a rally for sex education within schools in attempts to eradicate venereal disease (The Beginning of Sex Education in the U.S.: A Historical Perspective). There was not much support at this time though, until the 1980’s when there was the HIV/AID’s epidemic. This was when more people became aware of what was growing and tried figuring out how to put a stop to it, and quick....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools

- Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools Today Alice was a normal sixteen year old; she loved school, her family and her boyfriend. She was having a blast during her Junior year, until the day she found out about the "accident". Alice and her boyfriend ,Brad, had been together for over two years, and they planned to get married. Both of them felt they were ready to have sex. However, neither of them knew anything about birth control or the dangers of having unprotected sex. What they knew about sex they had learned from watching television and from what their friends had told them....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Health Education: The Consequences of Unprotected Sexual Activity

- ... They help other who have been effected with such illnesses on how to stabilize themselves, and how they can still integrate themselves into an ordinary life in society and how they properly have intercourse without harming the other person. They help a variety of people specially the young-ins for they need more education on this topic due to their hormonal rage that is surging through their body, health educators can help them cope with these emotions and how to correctly proceed with their actions.Many educators help with supplying others with health information and how to contact clinics and other organizations that have a greater knowledge on certain health topics....   [tags: unwanted diseases, pregnancy]

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Sex Education in School

- Sex Education in School Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage adolescents and their budding sexuality....   [tags: Papers Sex Ed Religion Schools Essays]

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Sex Is The Issue Of Sex

- In society today one of the most taboo subjects is communicating with our children about sex also attempting to educate them about it. This chapter presented an outlook on life in reference to growing up with challenges and obstacles that would be conveyed over into adolescence. Parents believe that discussing sex would just be a lenient way to give a child a pass to experiment. Subsequently, the horrible truth is experimentation will happen regardless. The outcome of the children being uneducated on the subject of sex can result in teen parenting....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Importance of Sex Education Abortion at the age of sixteen is not an uncommon procedure in today's society. AAAAA is a sixteen year old girl who already went through having an abortion. She had just finished her sophomore year of high school when this occurred. This girl had her life together when it came to academics because she was at the top of her classes and wanted to further her education to a college degree. The moment she found out she was pregnant, she knew that everything would be put on hold....   [tags: abortion, teachers, curriculum, sex]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Couple Marriage

- American opposed the equal rights for African-American people and they lost, and now they lost in the battle of prohibiting same-sex couple marriage too. The world always in the motion of changing, and no ideas or beliefs can last forever. Soon or later they would fall and crumble just like the Berlin Wall, which was once stood high and mighty. Gay people have been oppressed for generations and it cannot stay the same any longer. Especially not in America, this is a land of freedom. It is a good thing that same sexes couples are allowed to get married because they make excellent parents, reduce the suicide rate in teenagers....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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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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The Importance of Sex Educations in Schools

- ... Without this type of connection being made between parents and teens it becomes that much more difficult for teen to reach out to adults when they are thinking about possibly becoming sexually active. If this connection is established then when in the initial sexual education class teens will not be as taken back and frighten by sex and the cold hard facts about what can happen to you if you decide to have sex and are not careful. Inside the classroom all facts (no matter how graphic or embarrassing some people may think they are) should be discussed....   [tags: healthy, abstience, pregnancies, infections]

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Should Sex Work Be Legalized?

- The stop-and-frisks from the New York Police Department are searching for some form of evidence to condemn the individual. Ultimately, this evidence usually presents itself as a condom, as it is one of the only common physical object described having a sexual intent. Due to this, many sex workers do not carry condoms or are afraid to because of the risk of arrest. In an interview with the Human Rights Watch, sex worker Anastasia stated that “If I took a lot of condoms, they would arrest me. If I took a few or only one, I would run out and not be able to protect myself....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease]

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The Issue Of Sex Is A Human Nature

- A. State Problem: rape rate risen up over the year and a suspect that spent at least a day in a prison is just 3 out of 100. B. Show it is serious enough to need solving: sex is a human nature. People loves sex and those who haven’t have sex before might be curious to try it and those who knows it and are desperate to do it sometimes tempted to do it the problem is you cannot just come outside your house and pick someone who you want to have sex with so some people who cannot find a dance partner would either pay a prostitute or come a sexual act toward an innocent people....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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How Sex Addiction Is Bad

- It is hard to conceptualize what sex addiction is. For so many people sex addiction isn’t even something that registers as an actual addiction. Throughout most of peoples schooling we are taught about how bad alcohol and drug addiction is bad, but rarely is sex addiction talked about. Perhaps this is because there is still a stigma around sex, that it should all be hush hush and not discussed in a public forum. Sex addiction could also be pushed to the wayside because of how we as a society handle sex based on gender....   [tags: Addiction, Sexual addiction, Drug addiction]

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Sex Education At High School

- The first time I learned about sex was in middle school, in an after school program that was run by a strict Catholic leader, who also ran a center in my town that was exclusively pro-life, but provided health check ups for pregnant women. I did not know at the time that this program was extremely biased, and only preached abstinence. I remember the instructor telling us a story about when she had sex in high school with a guy who she still sees sometimes, and their sexual encounter remained so prevalent in her memory, that it completely ruined any interaction they could have afterwards....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Criminalizing Prostitution and Buying Sex

- ... The reasoning is that by criminalising the sex-buyer demand would decrease which would lead to a decrease in trafficking. Trafficked prostitutes would be more likely to seek help and get out of prostitution as they will not be prosecuted for selling sexual services. It hoped that the fear of arrest and increased public stigma would lead men to change their sexual behaviour. The government also hoped that the law would force prostitutes in Sweden to find other work opportunities. Lastly, the government hoped that the law would eliminate trafficking and the presence of migrant sex workers....   [tags: human trafficking, female empowerment]

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Sex Education in High School

- Teen pregnancies and the rate at which young individuals are getting sexually transmitted diseases are increasing daily. If public schools implemented a distribution of condoms, it would promote safe sex, teach responsibility and help lower teen pregnancy rates. Therefore it is my belief that condoms should be distributed in high school. This can also help decrease the amount of teens dealing with issues at a young age. Something more needs to be done in order to prevent high school students from finding out the hard way and the harsh consequences that unsafe sex can bring about....   [tags: pregnancy, std, contraception]

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Sex Is No Right Age?

- When it comes to the topic of When is the Right Age to have Sex, most of us will readily agree that there is a right age. Where this argument usually ends, however, is on the question of what is the right age. Where some are convinced that teens should wait until they are married before engaging in sex others suggest that sex is a signal of maturity to engage in sexual coitus, the right time to have sex is an individual module. However, where the agreement usually ends we obtain the answer to the question; there is no right age to have sex....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- Many schools are now including sexual education in their required curriculum. Sex education can be taught to all grades, senior though preschool although this is more focused on middle to high school ages. Planned parenthood helps push sex education into school and suggests that school teach this to the middle school and high school students. This would help the student in the long run with the many unanswered question that could be to embarrassing to ask the parents. The youth are being more sexualized earlier in life; this could help with all the questions left unanswered that teens have....   [tags: High school, Education, Teenage pregnancy]

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Sex Abstinence and your Future

- ... As teenagers many of us don’t understand the importance of abstinence especially now that we have media influence and peer pressure but the truth is that being bullied and being grief stricken is not cool. Disadvantages of not practicing abstinence are transmission of diseases, such as ‎chlamydia, gonorrhea, ‎genital herpes and HIV/AIDS, unplanned or unwanted pregnancies or even emotional scarring from living in a promiscuous fashion. All of these problems will follow you for the rest of your life....   [tags: outercourse, chlamydia, gonorrhea]

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Sex and Relationship Education (SRE)

- Sex and relationship education (SRE) is supporting children through their moral, physical and psychological aspects of growing up to be an adult, and making sure they have knowledge on relationships, sex, human sexuality and sexual health (Sex Education Forum, 2010). There are three main elements in SRE, the first element is attitudes and values, which is about developing positive values and be able to consider moral issues before they make their decisions on having intercourse (Kirby, 2007). The second element is personal and social skills, which is about teaching children to have the confidence to value themselves and others to become respectful for individual conscience and the skills to...   [tags: human sexuality and sexual health]

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Sex Protection And Sexual Protection

- were 19% more likely to have more than 2 sexual partners in high school and 16% more likely to use birth control sporadically (Brugman et al., 2010). Lewis, et al. (2010) published the results of their study where they examined the factors that needed to be in place for students to engage in a hook up and the use of sexual protection during these hook ups. The researchers hypothesized that past knowledge of a partner would affect the likelihood of a sexual encounter and the use of sexual protection, that alcohol was usually a major factor in the decision to hook up and use protection, and that the satisfaction of the encounter would be affected by the use of protection and alcohol (Lewis et...   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex, Pregnancy, And Stds

- Comprehensive Sexual Education Sex, pregnancy, and STDs. Thats what the United States has and the education program they have now to prevents students from these things has no effect or progress on how students can use it to their advantage. While many believe it is okay to teach sexual education, others feel that it is wrong because it interferes with the parenting styles as well as some religion, and worries parents about how their children will be taught on this subject. Sexual Education should be taught in schools openly and more in depth....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Unsafe Sex

- I. THE SUBJECT(S): This plan/proposal will be directed at youths ranging from 12-18. It is not gender specific and covers all demographics. The subjects are presumably healthy and well-adjusted individuals except they are participating in a risky sexual practice. The behavior in question is the undertaking of unprotected homosexual or heterosexual consensual sex. There is a host of issues that stem from this action including sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and unwanted teenage pregnancy....   [tags: teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases]

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Unsafe Sex Is The Worst Sex

- Unsafe Sex is the Worst Sex Viona Joseph Section: 0288 TA: Josh Crosby September 19, 2014 In today’s American society, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) also known as sexually transmitted diseases, still remain as a growing sexual health burden. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2001, one in five people in the U.S. were infected by a sexually transmitted disease. The CDC also estimated that every year 15 million people in the U.S. will be infected by a sexually transmitted infection....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease]

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Same-Sex Teenage Relationships

- Same-sex teenage relationships were not well perceived by many people not too long ago, but many teens today are in that kind of relationship seems that teens are exploring their sexuality. One in ten teens has a same-sex relationship. (Reuters Health) These teens experience the bullying, bashing, and slurs of being in a same-sex relationship, because of their sexuality. Gay bashing and gay bullying is verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressive to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual, including persons who are actually heterosexual or of non-specific or unknown sexual orientation....   [tags: bullying, gay, stereotype]

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The Importance of Educating Children on Premarital Sex

- Many people expect for their children to wait until marriage before they engage in sexual activities. The reality is, today 75 percent of both American men and woman have had premarital sex by the age of 20 (Potter). As teens go through puberty, their hormones increase and make them more likely to want to engage in sex going to have sex regardless of what their parents tell them to do which is why I believe that age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education programs are important to have in school....   [tags: stds, contraception, abstinence]

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Where Are We Going With Sex Education?

- Where are we going with sex education. Many parents and religious groups argue about what, who, and where sex education is and should it be taught in school. Some (not much under most) feel that sex education should be comprehensive and educate students about all aspects of including contraception, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. Sex education has really became a big debate on if it should be taught in school to educate students on how to be safe and stay healthy when it comes to sexual activity....   [tags: Human sexual behavior]

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The Dominant Cultural Script For Ideal Sex

- Question Four The dominant cultural script for ideal sex lays out specific characteristics of the ideal sexual experience between a heterosexual man and woman. In chapter four of Good Vibrations by Winks & Semans they discuss the variety of human beings and their sexual experiences (2002). They begin with teenagers and the “Teens’ Sexual Bill of Rights,” which lists ten different aspects. “Teens have the right to know that sex is more than intercourse, the right to sexual equality, and sexual diversity” are just a couple stated by Winks & Semans (2002:45)....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Human sexuality]

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Teaching Sex Education For Public Schools

- In today’s society having an abstinence-only education doesn’t lower the risk of adolescents becoming pregnant or catching sexually transmitted diseases, also known STD’s. Teaching abstinence as the only morally acceptable option is wrong. The only thing that will lower that risk is teaching sex education in public schools. Adolescents will become more aware of the risks and factors that come along with sexual intercourse at a young age. Bringing a sex ed course into public schools will set better knowledge into a student 's mind rather than telling them “having sex is bad, just say no”....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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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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Sex And Teenage Pregnancy : Sexually Transmitted Infections

- Although significant progress has been made over the last few years in the United States regarding the rates of unprotected sex and teenage pregnancy, it is still a huge ongoing issue that needs to be resolved. The reported cases of sexually transmitted infections from unprotected sex have been drastically increasing over the years because schools are not educating young people, those who are most affected by this issue. To resolve this on-going issue of risky sexual behavior, programs are being implemented in high schools to provide students with information about how to be safe while engaging in sexual activity and how to avoid STIs and unintended pregnancies....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Space Of A Pharmacy Operates On Gender, Sex, And Sexuality

- In this essay I will explore how the space of a pharmacy operates on gender, sex, and sexuality as it relates to the consumption of sexualized products and how they are arranged in that space. First we must understand what a sexualized product is, a sexualized product is an article that is manufactured for sell that’s has a use which is attributed to sex or a sex role. While this definition describes items like condoms (and other methods of contraception), it also includes lubricants and more distantly involves feminine hygiene products....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Countering the Culture of Sex

- Countering the Culture of Sex Over the past twenty years teenage pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases between teenagers have been growing problems in the United States. In two articles, “Countering the Culture of Sex,” by Ellen Goodman and “Moms have strong impact on teen sexual activity,” by Daniel B. Wood solutions are brought as to how we can solve these growing problems. One text spends its time picking at the media, while the other shines the light on parents and guardians....   [tags: Teen Pregnancy Ellen Goodman Essays]

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Sex Education Is The Teaching Of Sexual Activity And Sexual Relationships

- 46% of American high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially at risk for HIV and other STD 's. According to a survey the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention did in 2013 34% of teens had had sex in the past 3 months and 41% of those teens did not use a condom. Nearly 10,000 young adults were diagnosed with HIV in the United States in 2013. < http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sexualbehaviors/> 3 out of 10 teen girls get pregnant once a year. That is nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies each year....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors

- College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors We have all heard, read, or been involved with this phenomenon called college sex. It has become an aspect of the whole “college experience” in North American colleges. In one study conducted by Amanda Hollman and Alan Sillars ,with students from a public university from northwestern United States, about “70–80% of college students in some samples reported sexual hookups”. We have now established that casual sex among college students is quiet frequent, but what exactly is college sex....   [tags: Alcohol, Pregnancy]

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Implementation of Comprehensive Sex Education in High School

- ... The fundamentals of a Comprehensive Sexuality Education are as follows: to acquire accurate information on sexual and reproductive rights, information to dispel myths, references to resources and services, develop life skills such as critical thinking, communication and negotiation skills, self-development skills, decision making skills, sense of self, confidence, assertiveness, ability to take responsibility, ability to ask questions and seek help, nurture positive attitudes and values, open-mindedness, and positive attitude toward their sexual and reproductive health....   [tags: curriculum, contraception, abstinence]

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Implementing Sex Education in Middle and Elementary School

- ... Dr. Ted Feinberg in “NBC News report” said “We need to why (increase in STD’s statistics have been so high on the ages under 22) and help our kids to be more responsible”. The desire to discover, explore, and know more about the sexual factors that triggers certain behaviors is completely common; however, protection should be a part of this exploration process. Male and vaginal condoms, birth control pills, diaphragms, and rhythm method should be part of education that is provided at schools....   [tags: strategy, tools, sexual]

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Understanding Sex And Sexuality : The South Is Beyond A Challenge

- Understanding sex and sexuality in the South is beyond a challenge. Those wanting to explore these concepts are met with rigid, religious traditions and ignorant, bigots who perpetuate the ideals of the stubborn South. This is especially difficult for the youth of the South who are still trying to find themselves and navigate the trials and tribulations of life.The protagonists of both Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones and Jim Grimsley’s Dream Boy come from two contrasting backgrounds yet, both share the same struggles of understanding themselves and their sexuality and coming to terms with their sexuality....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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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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The Pressures of Having Sex

- The Pressures of Having Sex Reminiscing about my high school days I can remember the pressure there was to have sex. Within the male high school community, having sex was a “right of passage”. As we all know this attitude was very wrong. There are many issues that affect young people these days. One of these one in three sexually active people will have contracted an STD. The numbers about other birth control methods don’t lie either. Eight to nine percent of adolescents used a condom always for STD prevention and seventeen percent used a condom to prevent contraception....   [tags: Papers]

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus Is A Taboo Subject ( Sex )

- Oakland provides treatment and free testing which benefits people of all ages, races, and sexualities. The problem not the access or the price, but getting people to come to the clinic to get tested, get protection, or learn about sex education and the risks that come with it. The stigma that comes with HIV since one of the ways the virus is transmitted is a taboo subject (sex) this is what is making this epidemic such a dispute. People are afraid and embarrassed. Did you know that a survey in 2013 by The People Living with HIV Stigma Index indicates that roughly one in every eight people living with HIV is being denied health services because of stigma and discrimination....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Antiretroviral drug, Immune system]

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Sex Who Needs It

- Sex Who Needs It I've found the past couple of years to be an eye opener in the world of sexual experiences. I'm not necessarily referring to my own experiences, but those of society in general. There was a time when more smart-conscious decisions were made relating to sexual relationships. But times have changed. The pillars that hold up our individual sexual values have started to crumble. No longer can we create our own standards without feeling ostracized by the society that forms the standards for us....   [tags: essays papers]

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Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex

- Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex In this essay I will discuss the effectiveness of Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex. I will argue Goodman’s beliefs on sex and cautions she mentions through the text on underage/unprotected sex, the experiences I have witnessed and been through; and how that effects my beliefs, and suggest some things that could have made this argument more convincing to the intended audience. Countering the Culture of Sex convinces one to change his or her beliefs on pre-marital sex and unprotected sex because the arguments made are based upon fact and other opinions and realities....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis Pregnancy Essays]

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Public Schools - Sex Education in the Classroom

- Sex Education in the Classroom         Teenage unplanned pregnancies continue to increase and the Aids epidemic is still wiping out entire populations rapidly worldwide. Here in the United States we hear little about the ongoing battle that is being fought between parents, educators and government officials, with the outcome having a significant impact on our children's lives. Programs that teach sex education in the classroom and promote distribution of condoms are constantly under siege by radical groups who believe very strongly in their religious teachings and choose to ignore the truth....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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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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Sex Education : A Wide Topic That Carries The Knowledge About All Issues And Activities

- Melissa Decker 0394138 October 11, 2015 Sex education Sex education is a wide topic that carries the knowledge about all issues and activities that are associated with sex. Among the sexual activities that form crucial par in sex education, include the reproduction process, the conjugal act, reproductive rights and responsibilities, abstinence, the utilization of contraceptives among other issues (Rosen, Nancy and Scott 6). Sex education is among the critical issues that that attracts debates in not only homes but also in schools....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease]

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Sex and the Middle Schooler

- A parent does not want to think about their little middle schooler having sex. It is not possible. They are too young at this age. We all want to think this. Are middle schoolers really having sex. If so, what should we (parents, teachers, etc.) do about it. The media talks about preteens and teens and sex but how close is this to the truth. We have heard about rainbow parties in which girls would wear different colors of lipstick and take turns servicing a boy until they left rainbow rings with their lipstick (Young, 2006)....   [tags: media, sexual partners, intercourse]

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Trying to Overcome their Sexual Addiction or Dependency

- In the article Is Sex Addiction or Sin by Mary Voboril, she shares a story about Bill R, a South Floridian. “I couldn't walk out and get a quart of milk at 8 a.m. without thinking about it…This was not, however, your usual drug. The addictive agent here was sex, promiscuous, anonymous sex with literally hundreds of partners. For Bill R., resisting junk sex was like asking an advanced alcoholic to put down the day's first drink. I was constantly preoccupied with sex or in the act of sex or feeling guilt and shame for having been in the act of sex....   [tags: std, sex addiction, promiscuous sex]

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The Negative Impact of Sexual Content in the Media

- Since birth human behaviour is influenced by what the individual sees and there surroundings, this influence is greatest at a young age and fades as the individual grows in age, but never completely goes away. In today’s society where sex is something that is openly broadcasted in order to promote everything from products to television shows, sex is something that the youth of today are exposed to from an early age. But what effects can this exposure at such a vulnerable stage in life cause. Early exposure to sexual content can increase the likeliness of youth participating in sexual activity by the large amount that they are exposed too, the glorification of sex, the lack of regulation of s...   [tags: Sex and Media, Sex in Media, Internet]

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Exemplification Essay: Sex Education In Public Schools

- Sex education in public schools has been a controversial issue in the United States for over a decade. With the HIV and teen pregnancy crises growing, sex education is needed. Some of the American public believe that sex education should be taught at home by the children's parents. They feel that sex education programs in schools do not put an emphasis on abstinence and encourages children to have sexual intercourse. American culture is very sexually oriented. Sex can be seen all over the media....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Abstinence-Only Based Curricula in Public Schools

- The foundation of the abstinence-only policy was laid in 1981 under President Regan when the United States Congress passed the Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) administered by the Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs (OAPP) (Denny, 2006). The main purpose of this this proposal was to keep sexual relationships until marriage (Weaver, 2005). The AFLA became founded on the belief of funding and developing abstinence-only based curricula in public schools throughout the United States (Weaver, 2005)....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Increasing Rates of Teenage Pregnancy

- The problem to be addressed by this proposal is the issue of teenagers pregnancy rates are increasing. Since 2007 we have steadily be rising by 1% every year (Center for Disease Control). In addition we are ranked as the number one nation in the world for having the most teenagers becoming parents. Are teenagers being prepared and educated adequately in the dangers of sexually transmitted diseases and the risks of pregnancies. In my experience no, just last year I had a freshman student who gave birth in October....   [tags: Sex Education]

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It’s Just Casual Sex Between Friends

- Media Essays – It’s Just Casual Sex Between Friends “So no one told you life was gonna be this way,” and when it comes to television, nothing is closer to the truth. Through the media, we are constantly confronted with images of what society views as acceptable and right, whether it's about work, family, or relationships. NBC’s hit sitcom Friends serves as an example of such a medium and often presents the belief that casual sex and affairs have no adverse consequences. Yet, simultaneously, in a recent episode it has challenged its own stance....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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The Unavoidable Dilemma

- Every year 750,000 teenage lives come to a standstill when they become pregnant. Could these unplanned pregnancies among our youth be prevented. Why don’t more schools provide access to information about contraceptives. Statistics show, teens that are aware of the risks of teen pregnancy and have access to birth control are much less likely to experience an unplanned pregnancy. Providing contraceptives and sexual education to high school students can significantly reduce the amount of teen pregnancies....   [tags: Sex Education]

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