As grim as the idea of rape with limited to no punishment can be, it is becoming a reality. From not being taken seriously to being completely ignored, rape and sexual assault are treated as minor crimes to many people. Certain laws allow these crimes to be brushed away when in reality, rape can be fatal. The severe impact rape and sexual assault can have on a person lasts a lifetime, with no breath of fresh air or sanity. The mild consequences perpetrators face desensitizes the rest of the world and our growing society to the true horrors of rape and strengthens rape culture.
Those who disagree if sex education should be taught in schools argues that it is not the place of school to talk about sex. It is belong to parent’s responsibility because they know what information is needed by their children. In any case, many parents feel not comfortable to talk it. It seems that most parents are either strongly against or strongly in favor of sex education classes, but very few parents are in the middle ground. Moreover, most students are mature enough to handle a sex education course, but sex education should not be
Technology isn 't the only thing that one can blame for the epidemic of sexting; our culture is also a substantial cause. We live in a society that treats sex as a taboo subject, especially when it comes to educating teenagers about it. The unwillingness expressed by parents to teach their children about sex has caused them to seek knowledge elsewhere. The technology, young people have access to an unlimited source of knowledge. And they can, and do, use it to find out about what they want to know about sex.
Restricted but not Forgotten Literature, old or modern, has always been subject to criticism and judgement due to the issues that exist within classic novels. Whether the issue contains profanity, violence, or content too mature for young readers, concerned parents and students continue to threaten to ban and forget award-winning books’ existences. Unfortunately for Ken Kesey’s classic, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, restricting the novel is potentially the only course of action. While the book displays violence unsuitable for high school curriculums, libraries must continue to include Ken Kesey’s classic novel. Although the novel teaches valuable life lessons about individuality and is mild compared to modern media, high school curriculums
These all are so high of a rate in male victims because of the lack of education on this topic, validation of therapists, and little to no help resources open to the public towards male rape victims. There are Women’s Shelters in most communities, however, you will rarely if ever find one that takes in and helps the male rape victims. Forcing the males to bottle up all of their emotions, leaving them helpless and vulnerable in their most damaged state of
Dr. Blythe also writes, "Providing information to adolescents about contraception does not result in increased rates of sexual activity, earlier age of first intercourse, or a greater number of partners. In fact, if adolescents perceive obstacles to obtaining contraception and condoms, they are more likely to experience negative outcomes related to sexual activity." Essentially, teaching teenagers about sex, and about protection, will not encourage them to have sex any more than they already would. The education they will be given will merely provide them with the necessary tools needed to protect themselves should they engage in sexual
Sexual education is one of many topics teenagers rarely know about due to lack of discussion at schools. Because of the lack of discussion within schools, teens become ignorant about protection, STDs, and teen pregnancy. A majority of teenagers make mistakes such as having unsafe sex as a result from being naïve about the topic. That is why it is important for schools to teach adolescents about sex. Teens partaking in sexual behavior can possibly receive or transfer sexually transmitted diseases or in some cases become pregnant.
In fact, according to Persis M. Karim, assistant English professor at San Jose State University, book banning often due to language has more to do with parents themselves. This is because advancement in technology. Many young adults can watch television without meddling adults. The only thing to prevent them from watching mature content is rating,
Whether YA novels should be read by teens is a controversial topic. YA novels are for and about teens ages 12 through 18 and generally cover frightening topics that are actively debated about in society. Many people argue that the topics in young adult (YA) novels are too disturbing for teens but those people are mistaken. YA novels are beneficial for adolescents to read. Reading YA novels can help students who are going through tough times of their own.
Finally, kids cannot read many of the classic books anymore that have brought people valuable lessons for years. Books should not be banned for kids because it affects kids knowledge and life lessons. If books are banned, then kids will not be able to read what they want and they will have limited knowledge. An example of this is,“challenged book is a learning experience and can help your kids define their own values and opinions of its content”(“Books For Teens”). The quote above means that if kids read beyond their reading level then, they