Essays Tagged: "Sex education"

sex education in traditional societies

INTRODUCTIONThis paper discusses sex education in traditional societies, rumors surrounding the topic, the results from different tec ... nada, the Netherlands, and Sweden. It is measured by the rate of teen pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in teens.DISCUSSIONSex education deals with all aspects of human sexua ... It is often used when talking about educating young people. It covers topics such as reproduction, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraceptives, relationships, behavior patterns, cultural iss ...

(7 pages) 421 4 3.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Why sex ed. should be taught in schools

Most America teenagers are sexually active and think nothing could ever happen to them.But, many of them are misinformed about ... ng could ever happen to them.But, many of them are misinformed about the risks that are involved in sex. Teens also don't always know the best ways to protect themselves and their partners from becomi ... ed someone is the more likely they are to make responsible and informed choice for their behaviors. Sex education given by teachers at school is the most relabel way to give kids the right information ...

(6 pages) 528 9 4.1 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Legal Abortion=Freedom of Choice Whenever a society attempts to outlaw abortions, it ignores the same urgent reasons for safe, legal abortions that have always existed.

t have always existed.Choice is good for families. There are many programs such as family planning, sex education, and contraception which diminish the number of unwanted pregnancies before they occur ... hood, abortions, or adoptions, are safe, legal and accessible. It also means supporting responsible sex education and access to birth control so that women and men have the right tools to make and imp ...

(3 pages) 120 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Sex Education A Necessary Part Of Curriculum Paramount To A Developing Teen.

SEX EDUCATION A NECESSARY PART OF CURRICULUM PARAMOUNT TO A DEVELOPING TEENSexual Education being ta ... wing paragraphs I will explain my reasons, as well as arguments presented by the opposing viewpoint.Sex is a normal, healthy part of human nature. It follows that this subject should be addresses in a ... the every day lives of their teens. Parents play a major role in the teachings of their children.In sex education it is important to give clear concise information, and to de-personalize due subject i ...

(5 pages) 227 3 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Sex Education and Teens.

Sex Education and TeensSex education should begin in the home before children even start school. If ... en they are much younger than elementary school.When my generation was in high school, we had basic sex education in biology class. This class was given in our sophomore year for ages 15 - 16 years ol ... n our sophomore year for ages 15 - 16 years old. By this time, at least 1/2 of my class already had sex or was thinking about it. This is way too old to be teaching the basics to teens. Our class inst ...

(3 pages) 149 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Argumentative paper for sex education in school

Sex EducationA big topic in today's society is whether or not a child should have sex education in s ... should have sex education in school. Almost everyday you hear about how the numbers of teens having sex and the rates of teenage pregnancy is skyrocketing. Can this somehow be prevented by encouraging ... ren to school to learn and get an education? Than why should schools not educate our children about sex and help stress that abstinence is best? Sex education is not helping to promote that a child go ...

(3 pages) 347 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Women in the Workforce and there networks

eague schools, once closed to women, opened their doors, making coed education dominant over single sex education. This all contributed to the changing definition and involvement of a woman's role in ... cupations, but, despite all these changes and advancements for women, they encountered occupational sex segregation in the work force. Women found themselves channeled into female dominated jobs with ...

(7 pages) 161 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How To Prevent Teen Pregnancy

of not getting pregnant. There are also other helpful ways to help prevent teen pregnancy, such as sex education and birth control. All of these things are essential in the helpful prevention of teen ... regnancy.Abstinence is when you give up something you desire or of pleasure to you. Abstaining from sexual activities is a great way to prevent teen pregnancy, and the risk of getting a disease. In th ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Sexual Education: the Ignorant Teach Abstinence

The statistics involving teenage sexuality are on the rise. Each year approximately 48 percent of students graduating from high-schoo ... her countries, such as Canada, England, France, and Sweden, that have the same average age of first sexual encounters as the United States, hold a teen pregnancy rate half that of America's, and stati ... a teen pregnancy rate half that of America's, and statistically less teens are infected with STI's. Sex Education in these countries is based on a policy explicitly favoring sex education, openness ab ...

(3 pages) 128 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Our current sex education, why doesn't it work?

y looking into previous research and recent statistics regarding the purpose, status and effects of sex education, both in the school and in the home. The aim of this report is to explore how sex educ ... the home. The aim of this report is to explore how sex education seems to be failing in our society.Sex education can be defined as the process of acquiring information and forming attitudes and belie ...

(10 pages) 281 1 3.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sex education

In every state there are many different laws for teaching the young sex education. In states, like California, they require the school to provide the knowledge and caut ... s and teen pregnancies. However, the measure to provide the young generation the basic knowledge of sex education, which is suppose to reduce the risks, only cause it more harm by giving them ideas an ... .In some places public policy made it clear the need for young people to be educated in responsible sex, in hope that it will reduce the risks of infection, diseases and teen pregnancies. The law requ ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Teenage life

Now day's people feel they are experienced in all fields in this world. Like, sex, education and alcohol and drugs. Yet they aren't as experienced as they think. I watch calmly a ...

(5 pages) 93 4 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sex Education in Schools

Should sex education be taught in schools? The question is no longer should sex education be taught, but ra ... nter for Disease control and Prevention, over 93 % of all public schools currently offer courses on sexuality or HIV/AIDS (CDCP, 44) More than 510 junior and/or senior high schools have school liked h ... western country, with more than a million teenagers becoming pregnant each year, teenagers who are sexually active have the highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases of any age group, with one in ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

SEx Education in Todays schools

Sex, sex, sex. It's so prevalent in everyday society. The media, television, movies, video games, ad ... ion, movies, video games, advertisements, internet, books, magazines; all of these not only condone sexual promiscuity but glorify it. The children of America are subjected daily to these explicit tho ... to these explicit thoughts and images. Unfortunately, we cannot protect kids from all these images. Sex is part of human nature and should not be ignored. Teens have sexual desires; their issues must ...

(4 pages) 128 5 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

An essay on the opposing views of columnists, Beth Quinn and Douglas Cunningham, on the 2004 Presidential Election.

explains each of the candidates' positions on such things as scientific research, honesty, schools, sex education, health care, Medicare, soldier and veteran care, the national deficit, and the respon ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Has the Media and School Based Sex Education Reduced the Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

School based sex education, delivered before the minimum school leaving age remains the most effective way of uni ... nd uniformly targeting adolescent population. (1) Worldwide, approximately half of 16-year-olds are sexually active and have partner turnover which facilitates the spread of STIs, is at it's highest a ... 0% of all new HIV cases are among young people (3) and more than 90% of these infections are due to sexual transmission (4) Despite a marked increase in contraceptive use at first intercourse78% of ad ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Single Sex Education in Public Schools

Single Sex Education is the new trend of the future. It is the new best thing for both boys and girls and i ... both boys and girls and in the last few years there has been a major increase in interest in single sex education schools. Boys' and girls' brains are set up differently so they should be taught diffe ... rains are set up differently so they should be taught differently in different environments. Single sex education is when there is either one whole school set up for only boys or only girls or it coul ...

(4 pages) 72 1 1.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Margaret Sanger Biography

olved in efforts to legalize it.Margaret Sanger's work as a visiting nurse focused her attention in sex education and women's health. Margaret was surprised by the incapability of most women to attain ... ho were poor, had no choice regarding pregnancy. The only way not to get pregnant was by not having sex- a choice that was almost always the husband's. This was even truer in the case of lower-class m ...

(9 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sex Education Should Be Tauhgt In Schools

The primary goal of sex education is to help the prevention of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; it also ... out relationships, parenting, values, communication techniques, dating, and decision-making skills. Sex education starts in kindergarten and continues through high school. Kindergarten through 4th gra ... teachers try to prepare students for puberty. From grades 7 through 9 most young adults interest in sex increases, so they learn more about responsibility meaning, that they learn more about taking ca ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Some teens just say 'no' Teenagers are faced with many tough choices -- especially when it comes to sex. We hear references to it every day in the media, wonder if we are ready for it and are lectured ... means something different to everyone. It can be interpreted to mean everything from not having any sexual contact until marriage, refraining from risky behaviors or having sex with only one person.It ...

(8 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers