Friday, July 1, 2011

Ineffectiveness of Abstinence Only Sex Ed

According to this report, which analyzed numerous studies of abstinence only and abstinence only plus (programs which teach abstinence is the only sure prevention of pregnancy and STIs, but does teach about contraceptions as well), shows that abstinence only programs not only do not delay age of first sexual contact or number of sexual partners, but has a negative impact on the use of condoms for prevention.  Abstinence plus programs fared better.



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