The results proved that both male and female students believe that sex education should be part of curriculum at schools. Furthermore, both students who have received sex education at school and those who have not, claim that sex education is necessary. These findings prove that sex education has a significant role in the development of children and should be obligatory in all schools. Sex education is an extensive term describing education about human sexual anatomy, reproduction and other aspects of sexual behavior. During different times people had various opinions about sex education and its role in our lifes.
The number of sexual abuse, unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) cases, including HIV and AIDS among children increase every year in Indonesia. Regarding this issue, appropriate information about sex is needed as a guideline for children so they have a positive attitude towards sexuality. Providing sex education in school is one of the best solutions to tackle this issue. Schools are an important place for education on health-related issues, for enhancing health outcomes and giving chances for referrals to health services (UNESCO, 2014). However, many people believe that this sensitive issue should be taught at home by parents and teaching students about sex can encourage them to have sexual activity.
He also said that moral-based teachings needed to be enhanced along with the present academic-based curriculum, and that there was a need to take another look at the approach to sex education in schools. Based on this evidence, it is proven that sex education is a must for teenagers to provide them with knowledge and improve their thoughts about sexual activities. These thoughts can bring awareness to teenagers and they will know the consequences when enrolling in such activities. Teenage pregnancies can be avoided by having a proper education for teenagers which include the
Made Man Gentleman Welcome. Para 2) Hopefully stopping negative outcomes. Sex education gives students the tools that they need to prevent life altering negative outcomes such as unwanted pregnancy, STD’s and STI’s. Like everything in life, introducing Human Sexuality in the secondary school curriculum has its undesirable impacts as well. Students may become sexually active at an earlier age due to the amount of information hand down to them and how curious they are.
It is way better that children will be given knowledge from the teachers who are open-minded to give them reality based sexual education in related in happenings with their community. According to Boskey (2014) “The more kids know, the more likely they are to say no”. Sex education is very effective because they give specific activities that make their students realized that they should not let themselves steer in a situation that has high risk. Sex education requires right age to be taught, basically, teens has already matured mind about such things but nobody knows if their mind has right information. It also discuss here when is the right time to commit this kind of activity which is after marriage.
It includes other sensitive issues like sexual health, sexual reproduction, sexuality and others that parents often feel uncomfortable talking with their children. Therefore, it becomes the responsibility of schools to address this issue, and inform and educate students about it as much as possible. The purpose of this paper is to provide the arguments why sex education should be taught in school. This paper also provide the counter arguments of the opponents of banning taught sex education at school and some points of arguments to support taught sex education at school. Those who disagree if sex education should be taught in schools argues that it is not the place of school to talk about sex.
Adolescents especially in developing countries often lack knowledge about human body and reproduction which has increased their chances of indulging in sexual activity (Sah, Ghimire, & Parajuli, 2012) . A large amount of time of adolescents is spent in schools making it a conducive environment to educate about sex education. It provides a setting as well as the resources to deliver sex education through educational lessons and group learning. Students experience their first love experience at school age (Gallant & Maticka-Tyndale, 2004; Ramiro & Matos, 2008). Sex education in schools helps students have open conversations about sexual health while overcoming awkwardness related to such topics.
Because relationship quality could confound associations between outness and family factors, it is examined as a potential covariate for the present analysis. Purpose and Hypotheses The first aim of the present study is to determine how parental knowledge of a son’s sexual orientation influences the frequency of parental monitoring and parent–adolescent communication about sex reported by YMSM. Parents who are more aware of their sons’ sexual orientation likely monitor their adolescents more effectively, as their monitoring efforts are not inhibited by their sons’ attempts to maintain secrecy about their personal lives. However, for sexual communication, parents who are more aware of their sons’ sexual orientation could feel less comfortable
Surman and Somers (2004) noted that adolescents would primarily prefer to receive sex education from their parents then school as their second source; results varied by demographics. Additionally, receiving education from health care professionals was minimally endorsed as a source of information (Kenny, 2014, p. 5). The personnel that students identified as the preferred individuals for teaching them about sex education varied by demographics. Due to this finding, the need for sexual education is imperative in order to address the concerns of adolescent who are open to learn about healthy sexual
With comprehensive sex-education students will be become conscious of the necessary information to ensure their safety. I believe that it would be better to have more teens having safe sex, than less teens having (more dangerous) sex. The decision to implement or fund these ineffective programs should not be left up to a CEO of one of those said programs, since there will undoubtedly be bias. By substituting inferior abstinence-only education systems with the more reliable, comprehensive sex education, which a majority of Americans are in support of, safety and wellbeing of those teens who were the reason sex-education was implemented in the first place will be