Thesis Statement: Research has shown that comprehensive sexual education is the best way to educate and help teenagers about topics like sex, sexuality, gender and much more, unlike other biased and inaccurate methods like abstinence-only education. I. Introduction: The two major sexual education programs that are taught in public schools across the US are known as comprehensive sexual education and abstinence-only education. A. Sexual education is an important aspect of a teenagers ' development.
Sex education is essential to the younger generation in keeping them aware of the risks following sexual activities. While teaching sex education to children has diminished over the years, in actuality, society finds this as an arguable debate on whether it should or should not be taught in schools. Many people feel that morals are lowered when the use of condoms and anti-fertility are introduced in schools. Parents sense that this form of education urges adolescents to experiment instead of abstaining. Being that the United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate, here are a few reasons why sex education should be increased in school settings: it continuously decreases the rates of STD 's and pregnancies, explains the consequences following sexual activity, and helps with abstaining until marriage.
The content also has abstinence, contraception, family planning, body image, sexual orientation, sexual pleasure, values, decision making, communication, dating, relationship sexually transmitted infections (STI) and how to avoid them and birth control method. Sexuality education helps to developed and established the ability of children to make satisfying decisions and respectful choices regarding to sexual health. (European Expert Group in Sexuality Education, 2016). Sexuality education does not deprive children of their ‘innocence’. Giving children information on sexuality that is scientifically accurate, non-judgmental, age-appropriate and complete, as part of a carefully phased process from the beginning of formal schooling (including kindergarten and pre-school) is something from which children can
For this reason, parents are more than willing to have their children learn about sex at school; therefore “placing responsibility for sexual education with teachers” instead of teaching the topic themselves (George et al). A reason behind parents wanting their teenagers to learn about sex at school instead of teaching it themselves is because Health teachers are more informed about the topic and are able to properly explain all the vital information there is to know about sexual education. It is also important to note that teaching sexual education in school helps adolescents live a more healthy and safe lifestyle. Sexual education also allows them to make wiser decisions based upon their actions by providing “an inclusive and
Nowadays, public schools have the opportunity to open single sex classes. This topic is controversial. Many people believe that co-education is better and others think single sex education is better. Single sex education is more efficient as it prevents distraction, develop academic performance and improve social skills. Many parents argue that single
Sex education should start early, before young people reach puberty, and before they have developed established patterns of behavior. Sex education is important thing for children because when children are growing up , they will try to learn new thing , It is true to learn, But parent should teach children about sex
Introduction The society one is raised is the biggest influence on a person. In the United States where there tends to be a negative stigma surrounding an in depth sex education, many students go without the information needed to keep them well informed and safe when it comes to their sex lives. Along with the lack of information involving sex in sex education there also seems to be little to no information taught over the LGBTQ+ community. Abstinence-Only Education It is often perceived that by discouraging the act of sex or any form of self exploration of one's body then people will fail to act on what is natural. The reality of the situation is that by discouraging and keeping away information does not stop people from having sex or acting
Parents should try as much as possible to let the child feel free to always express him/herself so that the child can trust every information shared by their parents and this can lay to rest their sexual problems. Prejudice and biases prevent one from understanding the importance of sex education. Every youth must undertake this venture as a responsibility and not just as curriculum. CONCLUSION Sexuality has a higher scope than sexual activity which oversees all the things that make us who we are. Our orientation has been taking over by History, Cultures, Values and education.