The Pros And Cons Of Comprehensive Sex Education

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“More than one in five adolescents (21% of females and 24% of males) received abstinence education without receiving instructions about birth control in 2002, compared with 8-9% in 1995” mentioned by Guttmacher Institution. Sex education is schooling students in grade school about the issues relating to human sexuality that involves emotional relations and responsibilities, human analogy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. Comprehensive sex education is a controversial issue that many spin their heads about due to its confrontation it’s had over the past several years. This issue in particular is a topic that many cannot come to an agreement because of many…show more content…
Comprehensive sex education and abstinence-only is there and exists for students because they both want the best for students when making choices like when and how to have sexual intercourse. Over all, both include similar but different perspectives on the take of how sex education should really be addressed in classrooms. Sex education provides and teaches student that sex is a normal natural healthy part of life but should also be addressed the safety precautions one should consider when interested in exploring. Abstinence educations provides and teaches students that sex is a bad thing to act upon if not waited until marriage. Although sex education is a big heated controversial topic, the most intriguing convincing out of all would be the positive aspects that teenagers can learn about safe sex in schools. I started to develop my interest in this topic when it was first mentioned to me by my older sister; discussing the ways she can potentially help students that are from poverty and mainly help Latino family-based cultures get the proper sex education they
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