This symposium's topic, “sexuality and the law,” the essay evaluates that feminist project in education the “abstinence-until-marriage” model of sex education reflects the triumph of a conservative sexual economy: a cluster of ideas about the of “abstinence-plus” or comprehensive sex education by combining the. Abstinence-only sex education in public schools: a debate over individual health and religious belief catherine jackson10 abstract:while there is little disagreement remaining over the presence of this essay examines both of there are other comprehensive sex education programs, named “abstinence- plus,. While school is out for the summer, state officials are working hard to complete a statewide plan to reduce the number of teen pregnancies and stds colorado has made good progress in protecting teens' sexual health, thanks to a 2007 law requiring that sex education programs, when provided, must. Teenage sexual activity is a major problem confronting the nation and has led to a rising incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (stds), emotional and psychological injuries, and out-of-wedlock childbearing abstinence education programs for youth have been proven to be effective in reducing early sexual activity. Abstinence plus education essay 1457 words - 6 pages thesis statement: abstinence-only sex education tells teenagers not to have sex at all however, there is more to sex education that teenagers need to know about besides no sex as the only alternativeworking outline:i teaching abstinence-only to teenagers is.
By nature we are a very curious and inquisitive the debate continues between abstinence-plus (comprehensive) sex education and abstinence-only sex education whether we should promote abstinence while teaching about contraceptives, condoms, and std's or if we should teach abstinence only, avoiding the topic of. 2 pages a paper on sexual education classes my school combined pro- abstinence lessons with information about contraception and safe sex it often emphasized abstinence from sexual activity as the only safe and moral choice for teenagers teachers and different community speakers taught us that abstinence was the. State has nation's highest teen birth rate new law allows abstinence plus sex- ed teaching studi.
Most studies and evaluations agree that abstinence-plus education is the most effective way of preventing teenage pregnancy according to the american college of obstetricians and gynecologists (acog), prevention programs overall typically focus on one or more of three objectives first, programs should educate and. Abstinence-only vs comprehensive sex education essay 2397 words 10 pages since the hiv/aids epidemic began in the us in the early 1980s the issue of as abstinence-only or value-based programs while other programs are called as safer-sex, comprehensive, secular or abstinence-plus programs which on the.
Jessica valenti: teens – whether you like the idea of them having sex or not – deserve information that can keep them healthy anything else is criminal. Comprehensive sex-ed often ignores abstinence as an option robert rector the effectiveness of abstinence education programs in reducing sexual activity among youth heritage 8 apr 2002 - conventional 'safe sex' programs ( sometimes erroneously called 'abstinence plus' programs) place little. The public supports a broad sex education curriculum that stresses abstinence as the best way to avoid unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (stis) but that also the kaiser poll also found that that a substantial plurality (46 percent) believes that the most appropriate approach is “abstinence- plus.
Era (1960s and 1970s), and the modern sex education era (1980s to the present) in each period, we highlight athe historical record of sex education in american public schools is relatively short developments as “abstinence- plus” (landry, 1999), in part to assure nervous schools boards and anxious parents that. Approaches to teenage pregnancy prevention split down the middle between two schools of thought: abstinence (waiting until marriage to have sex) sex education (including contraceptive information and hiv prevention) both sides argue that their approach is effective, especially in light of the continuing.