Advantages And Disadvantages Of Sex Education

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. This simple statement was quoted by Nelson Mandela, who was awarded with The Nobel Peace Prize 1993. Without proper education, there are so many things that we will be lacking and this will cause people to make conclusions without considering the real facts. The matter of getting lack of education on Sex Education will also cause the same thing to happen. Sex education has always been a hot topic that is discussed among different group. Sex education, which has always been a taboo among elders have many definitions based on different article. Sex education is the systematic attempt to promote the healthy awareness in the individual in matters of his or her sexual development, functioning, behaviour and attitudes through direct teaching (Frimpong, 2010). It was also defined as education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural and behavioural aspects of human reproduction and it was used to describe education about human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse, and other aspects of human sexual behaviour. From the point of view of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2005, for Malaysian schools, sex education or adolescent reproductive health is called Family Health Education (FHE) which this is an educational program planned to give students, an accurate and up to date knowledge about human sexuality. Based on the different definition that were given, Sex

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