Abstinence Education

Some articles on abstinence education, abstinence, education:

David Vitter - Political Positions - Social - Abstinence Education
... Vitter advocated abstinence-only sex education, emphasizing abstinence over sex education that includes information about birth control, drawing criticism from Planned ... He said, "Abstinence education is a public health strategy focused on risk avoidance that aims to help young people avoid exposure to harm...by teaching teenagers that saving sex until marriage and remaining ...
Adolescent Sexuality In The United States - Outside Influences - Sexual Education
... Two main forms of sex education are taught in American schools comprehensive and abstinence-only ... Comprehensive sex education covers abstinence as a positive choice, but also teaches about contraception and avoidance of STIs when sexually active ... school principals describe their sex education curriculum as comprehensive ...
Abstinence-only Sex Education
... Abstinence-only sex education is a form of sex education that teaches abstinence from sex, and often excludes many other types of sexual and reproductive health education, particularly regarding birth control and safe ... This type of sex education promotes sexual abstinence until marriage and avoids discussion of use of contraceptives ... Comprehensive sex education, by contrast, covers the use of contraceptives as well as abstinence ...
Robert Rector - Abstinence Education
... Rector is a proponent of abstinence education ... His advocacy prompted the inclusion of school-program funding for the teaching of abstinence in the 1996 federal welfare reform law ... this subject for The Heritage Foundation, and he has quoted as an expert on abstinence education by numerous media outlets, including The New York Times ...

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