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Condoms and the Illusion of Safe Sex

- History repeats itself. Even today different issues arise that are quite similar if one takes the time to notice. Early in the twentieth century, smoking cigarettes became popular in America (“The #1 Preventable” 1). The average person had little awareness of the negative health effects of smoking other than perhaps throat irritation and coughing. In the 1920s, companies began claiming their brand of cigarettes was physician tested and approved (“Cigarettes were once” 2). With this in mind, the general public believed that smoking was not harmful at all....   [tags: Sex Educaion Essays]

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One Night Stands And Safe Sex

- ... Some of these people have families (husbands, wives, and kids) in their home country and the only way to get to America is to “marry” someone. That 's why it takes years for paperwork to get approved because the government knows the game. But, for the person getting the green card, it 's worth the wait. When it comes to the women in some of these cases they will be extremely submissive and does everything the man wants. Then once the green card gets approved then everything changes like Chicago weather....   [tags: AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease, Oral sex]

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Safe Sex Is No Sex

- Safe Sex is no Sex When kids become teenagers, they start to form romantic relationships. Within these relationships, they tend to start engaging in sexual intercourse. Yes, teenagers are having sex and most of the time they get involved without considering the consequences that they might face like STD’s and teenage pregnancy. Both of these have been raising conflict with in our society as a result of teenagers engaging in sexual activity. Teenagers should practice abstinence until marriage because it is 100% effective in preventing, STDs and pregnancy....   [tags: intercourse, teenagers, abstinence]

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Sex Education versus Abstinence

- Students in the United States should be required to take sex education classes that promote abstinence instead of safe sex. Why is sex education prominent than abstinence. Focusing on abstinence will lead to a better outcome in life, while sex education has major disadvantages. Abstinence is the way to go, because the best safe sex is no sex. According to the Macmillan Dictionary, sex education is a system of medical and pedagogical measures for inculcating in parents, children, adolescents and young adults correct attitudes towards sex....   [tags: safe sex, no sex, sex life]

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Teenagers Need Safe Sex Education

- Three million teenagers will contract a sexually transmitted disease and one in three women will become pregnant before they are twenty years old. Teens are contracting sexually transmitted diseases and getting pregnant at an alarming rate causing the government, schools, and parents to scratch their heads. America is the country with the highest teen pregnancy rate in the world. Many are wondering what can be done to stop this. A debate has been going on about whether abstinence only education is doing any good for high school students in America....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Teaching Teenagers About Safe Sex

- For many years now, individuals in all states have been attempting to teach teenagers about safe sex. Administrators have designed special classes and foundations worldwide in order to help out with this subject. As said by K4Health, “The term ‘condom’ first appeared in print in 1717, in an English publication on syphilis, although its origin still remains uncertain” (Stryker). The reason why schools should be giving teenagers condoms is because most teenagers do not tell their parents that they are sexually active....   [tags: school, education, condoms]

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Hiv / Aids Education And Promotion Of Safe Sex

- ... A primary objective should be to make them available in places where the vulnerable groups can find them easily and conveniently. Free condom boxes may be located in pharmacies, university halls, streets and at work places with the slogan “It can save your life”. In addition, most people are usually shy and may not ask for condoms or get them in public so distribution should also include areas where people can acquire them privately. In South Africa, although it only represents a small increase per person, the government increased condom distribution by 60% from 308.5 million to 495 million between 2007 and 2010 (AVERT, para....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Condom, Sexual intercourse]

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Candie's Foundation is on a Mission of Safe Sex for Teenagers

- Living in the modern world full of people trying to persuade, sell or advocate for many different things people usually do not pay attention to what they are perceiving subconsciously. When viewing an advertisement like that of the Candie’s Foundation, whose mission is to create awareness of teen pregnancy and safe sex, cannot be overlooked because of the strong persuasion used in the Candie’s advertisement. Though there are many forms of advertising, the basic foundations of a good argument are ethos, pathos, and logos....   [tags: advertisement, persuade, pregnant]

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The Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Safe Sex Behavior among Sex Workers

- ‘It’ first appeared in 1981 in the United States of America. Since then ‘it’ has only grown larger and by the end of year 2006, some 1,106,400 people in US were living with ‘it’ and around 21% were undiagnosed. Some 56,300 people become infected with ‘it’ in 2006 alone. ‘It’ killed 14,561 people in the US and its dependent areas in 2007 and some 583,298 people have succumbed to ‘it’ as of 2007 in US and the death toll is rising every passing day. (CDC. HIV Prevalence Estimates—United States, 2006....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive]

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Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex

- Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex Yet among India's 300 million young people ages 10 to 24, recent studies show that premarital sex is increasingly common. A 2001 study conducted in Delhi and the Lucknow (capital of India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh) by the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare shows that some 15 percent of young people engage in premarital sex, even though Indian society regards sex before marriage as deviant behavior. The study, which included grade school and college students, also revealed that despite a growing HIV/AIDS epidemic, many young people have unprotected sex....   [tags: Papers]

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How Teenage Magazines Express the Post-feminism Culture

- Magazines offer many opportunities for teenagers to consider and investigate their sexuality. In particular, sexuality advices and stories in magazines enables teenagers to understand personal sexual issues or problems that they might be having in a healthier light. Post-feminism attitudes have become very popular in teenage magazines for both male and female readers, this is partly because prior to the feminism movement women were never seen as having much sexual desire for men and women generally didn’t feel comfortable expressing their sexual attributes or sexuality....   [tags: contributing to safe sex messages]

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Safe Sex For the Catholic Student in a Public High School

- Safe Sex For the Catholic Student in a Public High School The teachings of the Catholic Church regarding sex are unequivocal: Catholics should abstain from sex until marriage and then practice monogamy in marriage until they are separated by death. It is the Catholic Church's understanding that all sex in this context is "safe". Hence, in the sexual ideology of Catholic dogma "safe sex" means abstinence and nothing else. And yet despite this, every Catholic in the United States knows what is popularly meant by safe sex....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex

- How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex The purpose of this paper is to give people information on the advantages, disadvantages and different forms of safe sex. This paper is done for the purpose of preventing STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), not for the purpose of birth control. This gives you different ways to still enjoy sex as you normally would, but with some different and somewhat unusual changes. Some may find this appealing and some may find it hideous. The options are up to you; I am just giving you other alternatives....   [tags: Papers]

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How Abstinence Education Should be taught in School

- Over the course of the last few years, there has been much opposition over how sex education should be taught in school. Abstinence should be taught in sex education classes because abstinence is moral. There wouldn't be as many unwed mothers and babies born out of wedlock. Contraceptives that are taught are not guaranteed to protect teenagers from anything, and many people support the teaching of abstinence. It has been said that teaching abstinence- only lessons are leaving students misinformed and mislead, but the instructors have a reason as to why they don’t teach on the contraceptive options....   [tags: safe sex, abstinence, sex education]

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus ( Hiv )

- Public Health Problem The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has haunted humans for decades by weakening the immune system so low that disease progress to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Once in the human body, the virus infects vital cells leading to the depletion of CD4 immune and increasing susceptibility to other life-threatening diseases such as tuberculosis, pneumocystis pneumonia, and giving cancerous tumors an environment to thrive (Bacelar et al, 2014). The virus is spread through semen, blood, breast milk, or vaginal fluid....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Condom, Safe sex]

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Stopping the Spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (HIV)

- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (HIV) is a worldwide epidemic that could so easily be prevented. Currently there are 35.3 million people in the world living with HIV and every hour fifty women are infected with HIV. HIV/AIDS has been the cause of approximately 36 million deaths since it was discovered and continues to kill every day. Safe sex and needle-exchange programs, along with antiretroviral treatments are the best way to stop HIV from spreading and leading to AIDS. HIV is a virus that can be sexually transmitted, obtained through hypodermic needles or contaminated blood transfusions, or passed on from mother to child through pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding....   [tags: safe, sex, programs, treatment, disease]

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Sexual Empowerment of Women

- The purpose of my project was to explore female sexuality and empowerment. It is an important topic because women are judged on their sexuality. It is expected that women be sexy but not sexual, meaning to look the part, but do not act on it. We live in a world where women are held to a different standard than men. Men are expected to sleep around with many women; it gives them almost a god-like complex while women are shunned for sleeping around. Women should not feel shamed in having sex or being sexy....   [tags: sexuality, sexy, women, safe sex]

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The Gay Men 's Hiv Reduction Practices

- ... In the article HIV Prevention for people who use substances: Evidence- based strategies Steven Shoptaw does scientic research on ways pre-exposure prophylaxis can be used by substance users to prevent HIV. According to the article, “Acquisition of HIV can be prevented using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which entails providing ART prophylactically to HIV-negative individuals who experience regular exposures to HIV (Shoptaw, 2013).” This article demonstrates other strategies to prevent the HIV in people who engage in drug usage....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Sexual intercourse, Safe sex]

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Get Tested For Hiv / Aids

- GET TESTED FOR HIV/AIDS The first case of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) was discover in 1981 in United States. Before the disease even had a name it was taking many lives every day, and the disease was link to the flu. There estimated 144 case discovery every day. Everybody should get tested to know their status. It can decrease the chances of spreading the disease. If you are positive for the disease you can receive the proper treatment to live a long life. There are many reason to get tested like: you meet a new love interest, have unprotected sex, or sharing needle with other drug depended individuals....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Immune system, Safe sex]

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Human Papillomavirus in African-American Females

- ... In order to maximize the effectiveness of the aforementioned vaccines, Dunne and colleagues (2014) suggest that the vaccine be administered in a 3-dose series to adolescents between the ages of 11 and 12. Along with primary HPV preventative methods, it is suggested that women routinely partake in gynecological examinations and cytologic tests to include Papanicolaou [Pap] smears (Akyuz, Yılmaz, Yenen, Yavan, & Kılıç, 2011; NCI, 2014). Based on approximated population studies by the NCI (2014), screening for HPV-associated cancers may decrease mortality and incidence rates in women by more than 80%....   [tags: vaccination, safe sex education]

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus ( Hiv ) Or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ( Aids )

- ... You might be wondering why fishermen. Aren’t there other migrant workers, such as military men. Yes, there are, but none are as at high of a risk of contracting HIV as fishermen. Men between the ages of 15-35 have the highest risk of contracting HIV in Thailand (Surasiengsunk et al, 1998), and are also the most common age for fishermen (Kissling et al, 2005). The cosial dynamics of being on a ship are very different for these men, particularly the younger men, than those at home, allowing for more reckless behavior to be common practice....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Condom, Safe sex]

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Hiv And Aids : Aids

- ... People will understand the consequences better if they look at the world from the infected persons’ perspective. For example, when one walks with an infected person, the people around will automatically assume that he/she is also HIV infected and will begin avoid touching them. One will be able to understand how the discrimination from society feels like. When one hears somebody talk about discrimination in society, he/she will not get that same feeling. It is always better understood when looking at real life, rather than hearing or reading about it in a classroom....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Immune system, Safe sex]

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Hiv And Sexual Minority Groups

- ... These two issues combined help contribute to the higher percentages of HIV positive people in MSM. However there is good news, as new medicine and treatments allow people with HIV to live a long time, but this also comes with a series of challenges for MSM, especially in regards to fighting both homophobia and aids stigma (2011). One of the harder challenges for MSM can be balancing their medical needs, with the needs of a demanding job, as even with new medicine day-to-day health challenges still exist, which often grow worse as the patient ages (2011)....   [tags: AIDS, Sexual intercourse, HIV, Safe sex]

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Teaching Real Sex in Highschool

- Teaching sex education is like telling a kid not to go in a cookie jar. A child usually asks for a cookie and the parent replies, “No.” “Don’t go into the cookie jar.” Then that child will climb or do whatever it can to get that cookie from the jar. As you can picture, parents say no without sharing the reason behind it or how to do what’s being asked. That is the problem not only with children, but also with teenagers. Parents, teachers, and mentors use the abstinence- only approach, which means they only teach high school students not to have sex and that it’s bad, but not all the facts behind it (Crooks 2014)....   [tags: abstinence, safe choices, teenagers]

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Sexual Revolution and Methods of Contraception

- Sexual Revolution and Methods of Contraception Birth Control and Contraceptives The sexual revolution introduced a whole new idea of controlled births and the use of different forms of birth control. Contraceptives have been used since the time of the ancient Egyptians, but the sexual revolution introduced a whole new form and more efficient way to prevent conception of a child. The use of contraceptives helped control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, lowered the percentage of illegitimate children, and reduced the risk of pregnancy....   [tags: Sex Protection Condoms Safe Essays History]

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Keeping The Community Safe By Having A Public Registry

- Keeping the Community Safe by Having a Public Registry The American criminal justice system is designed to provide citizens with a way to pay the debt that was created by their crimes against our society. Americans believe that once that debt is paid by serving the sentence dictated by the courts, citizens who commit these crimes are free to re-enter society, continuing their lives as they see fit. However, some types of crimes are so detrimental to society that extra measures need to be taken after offenders serve their time to minimize the likelihood that they will victimize society again....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior, Crime]

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Sex Education : A Shocking Amount Of Sex

- “Abstinence-Only?”, More Like “Accidents-Only” Sex ed. A phrase would make most middle schoolers cringe or giggle, and most high school students groan. Whether it was looking at diagrams of reproductive organs, reading about people who regret having sex before marriage, or watching slideshows with pictures of various genitals laden with disease, most sex education seemed disgusting and terrifying to students. Worst of all, much of it was incorrect. In reality, a shocking amount of sex education taught to students is misleading and untrue in many cases....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Social Construction Of Sex Work

- ... Nonetheless, customers and sex workers cannot legally take part in prostitution. The Canadian state outlaws almost every act linked to prostitution. The sec. 210 of Criminal Code of Canada prohibits a housing for prostitution purposes i.e. Bawdy houses. The sec. 211 prohibits the transportation of a person to a bawdy house. The sec. 212 forbids alluring, promising or coercing an individual to involve in prostitution. The sec. 213 prohibits public communication or stopping an automobile for prostitution purposes....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Sex worker]

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Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Where in the first world would one expect the teen pregnancy rate to be the highest. Surprisingly, it is the United States that has the highest teen pregnancy rate of any first world country, more than double the rate of twenty other first world countries and almost ten times greater than that of Switzerland. While some of the disparity can be attributed to factors such as income inequality, the presence of abstinence only education has a major impact on birth and STD rates in the United States in comparison to other countries with more comprehensive programs....   [tags: Sex Education]

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The Proliferation of Premarital Sex in America

- Premarital sex is a highly controversial issue in society. Traditionally, sex prior to marriage was considered to be wrong and immoral. However, since the 1960s’ “sex revolution,” society has become more tolerant and accepting of premarital sex. There are many factors that contributed to this cultural shift. Religious groups have always been significant combatants to sex outside of wedlock. Religion once had a far stronger influence on the morals accepted by society, however in recent years religious conviction seems to have faded and society has begun to establish its own morals....   [tags: wedlock, sex revolution]

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Sex Education in the United States

- Many sexually active teens are never educated on the dangers of unprotected sex, because their schools do not teach this kind of education. Could changing this lead to less sexually transmitted infections or teenage pregnancy. Teaching options could ensure more safety to teenagers. Should sex education be taught in public schools in the United States, and if so, what kind of education is the best choice for today’s teenagers. There are three basic types of sex education. The most widely spoken about and taught is called abstinence based sex education....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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America Needs Sex Education in Schools

- Sex education is a major cause of arguments among parents and their school’s board of directors. Some parents argue that sex education should be taught at home or in their religious institution based upon their values. Should the public education system teach sex education to students. There has not been a solution that can be agreed upon unanimously. Sex education isn’t yet a necessity in every school but community support for it is slowly increasing. Sex education needs to be implemented in schools throughout the nation for the protection of today’s youth and further generations from the dangers of unsafe sex and to teach them to understand what sex means....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Comprehensive Sex Education In Schools

- Why should comprehensive sex education be allowed in schools. Should teens be exposed to comprehensive sex education. Sex education should be taught in school because it give children stable and accurate information , it informs them of the danger and diseases associated with sex, and it teaches them about safe sex options. What is the meaning of comprehensive sex education. Is education about all matters relating to sexuality. What it teenage pregnancy. It is classified as any teen between the ages of 15-19 the gets pregnant....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex Is An Effective Marketing Strategy

- Sex Sells During the Superbowl in 2015, I remember watching an advertisement where Kate Upton was in a drive-in theater like in the 1990‘s. Out of nowhere, she started taking off her sweater which reveals too much skin and doing really sexual awkward poses while eating the burger. I didn’t realize after watching it, it was an advertisement for Carl’s Jr’s new Jalapeno burger. This advertisement was an example of sex appeal which is used as an effective marketing strategy to attract attention to a product....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Sex in advertising]

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Sex, Not only for Reproduction

- Sex, Not only for Reproduction Throw away those abstinence rings and listen up teens. From ages twelve and up, us “young adults” have had adults pestering us to death about sex and all the drawbacks of having it. Well, to hell with that nonsense, sex isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be. Adults are quick to mention gonorrhea, syphilis, and of course that unwanted pregnancy. Yet what they fail to mention is the facts. In reality sex has many known health benefits that can boost a teen’s happiness and overall self-esteem which in turn helps relieve the stress from a teen’s everyday life....   [tags: Sex, argumentative, persuasive]

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Teaching Sex Education in Schools

- The condoms display in the Hidden Heroes: the Genius of Everyday Things exhibit is a showcase that would cause an individual to wonder about adolescents’ overall knowledge of human sexuality. In today’s society, children are susceptible to learning about such a delicate topic not only from their families and peers, but through the media as well. These sources often provide misrepresentations of the information due to ignorance and biased views. Therefore, in order to inform individuals more accurately, sex education programs have been created with the intention to be implemented into schools across the country....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Mandatory Sex Education Classes

- “Arizona is rated the fourth highest state for teen pregnancy for ages 15-19 years old. For every 1,000 girls 70 teens are pregnant. Also, Arizona is ranked 16th highest state for syphilis, as well as 11th highest state for chlamydia. In the state of Arizona, 406 people out of 100,000 have reported consuming an STD. The average national rate of STD cases reported for every 100,000 people is 348” (Innes). From the look of these statistics the state of Arizona has a problem with teen pregnancy and STD’s....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Offenders And The United States

- ... However, as stated before, some sex offenders are aware of their mistake and regret it. For example, Steve, who was convicted of sexual relations with two young children, and served seven years in prison. Now, he is married and has a child, and swore a vow to himself that if he couldn’t control himself around a child then he would kill himself. Taking him at face value he sounds like a reformed man, but Florida sex offender laws state that he cannot live with a child, even his own, so at night he sleeps in a tent in the woods (Ling,2011)....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education In Schools

- "The Netherlands provides sex education starting in preschool and boasts the lowest teen birthrate in the world--6.9 per 1,000 women aged 15-19--a rate nearly eight times lower than in the United States."(Topic overview: sex education) Pregnancy among adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 is a high concern. Sex education has proven in many areas to be very beneficial. Sex education is a very controversial topic with parents. Sex education should be taught because it gives young people information which allows them to make an educated decision for themselves whether or not to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Benefits of Sex Education in Schools

- According to World Association for Sexual Health, "to achieve sexual health, all individuals, including youth, must have access to comprehensive sexuality education and sexual health information and services throughout the life cycle" (Sexual Health for the Millennium 4). In the fifteenth century, scientists and educators raised the issue of sex education of children and adolescents. This topic particularly was discussed after the sexual revolution that occurred in the past century, when there were the first attempts to introduce sex education courses first as electives, and then as a mandatory class....   [tags: sex education, sexual health, sexuality]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- ... 60 percent reduced unprotected sex.” (“Comprehensive Sex Education”) The students who were in the sex education courses used the information and actually listened to the information they were being taught. I believe that learning about sexually transmitted diseases and the risks of pregnancy can help lower the number of teens who have sex. It is a necessity to have comprehensive sex education courses because the students need to learn about the risks of sex as well as how to practice safe sex....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education And Sexual Education

- Sex Education Sexual Education has created controversy in high school classrooms for decades. It used to be a question of whether it was appropriate to talk about such a crude subject with adolescents, especially at school, a place where kids were supposed to focus on learning. Now it is accepted as a normal class in high school, and most agree is should be taught, the question is how. As times change, should the way schools teach change as well. For years schools have taught abstinence-only sex education, which emphasizes abstinence from sex, and often avoids discussion of use of contraceptives but is this the most productive way to teach teens about sex, or should young teens...   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Children and young adults today distinguish right from wrong based on their previous knowledge. The education they receive plays a major role in the way they make decisions. Sex is a controversial topic brought up frequently throughout a child's life. Based on the way it is taught, the child makes decisions that may forever change his or her life. (Sex Education That 3) Although it is often opposed, the two most essential ways children learn about sex today is the education they receive at home and at school....   [tags: Children Sex Ed Youth Education]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught At School?

- ... Parents actually prefer to let their children be taught at school. “Virtually all parents want sex education to cover core concepts.” (Curran) Middle school seems too early to start the program, but showing kids these issues before they go into puberty is very essential. Age appropriate material should always be what is shown and taught to the children and adolescences. Kids in middle school should not have the same lesson and teens who attend high school. The two popular methods of a sex education course are either comprehensive or abstinence-only programs....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control]

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Sex Education And Its Effects On Children

- Sex education is a very basic term used to describe a wide range of programs which aim to impart graphic, detailed, sexual information to our children” (Sex Education). During a sex education course, there could be topics discussed that include sexual health, sexual reproduction, and sexuality. When talking to teenagers about these subject matters, the topic can make parents feel very awkward and uncomfortable. Because of this, parents might be very vague in talking with their children about sex, and possibly might not talk about it at all with them....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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Sex Education And Its Effect On Children

- ... By 2008 “Twenty-five states have rejected federal funding for abstinence-only programs, bases on evaluations that suggest that they don’t have an impact on behavior” (History of Sex Education). There are many different opinions that both parents and teachers have about having sex education taught in a school environment. There are many different pros as to why sex education should be taught in schools one is that in order for student to learn the correct way to be safe when being sexually active they need to be given the accurate information....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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Sex Tourism in Southeast Asian countries

- Introduction The predominant popularity of sex tourism in South East Asia led to many foreign tourist attractions to their countries. South East Asia, notably Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, and Cambodia all have notorious red light districts promoted in guidebooks as a tourist attraction. Thus, it is not uncommon to sight family groups shopping in the open-air market while sex workers actively drag passers-by into strip clubs and bars that offers sex services on the same street. This paper is concerned with sex tourism and the images that it constructs for particular South East Asian countries....   [tags: Sex Tourism Essays]

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Reasons for Encouraging Sex Before Marriage

- Sex, or sexual intercourse is denoted as penile-vaginal penetration .It is a physical and physiological basic need of human beings, equally important as eating, drinking, breathing, and sleeping. It can also be a beautiful and unforgettable experience, even doing it without marrying. Therapists have long known that couples who have more, and better, sex are happier and more stable.Although other people suggest that adults should abstain from sex before marriage as love is more important, avoid unwanted pregnancies or diseases, and unacceptable by society, there are reasons for encouraging sex before marriage....   [tags: sex, love, precautions, physical]

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Sex Education in Schools

- Sex Education is Important for Students in Schools Prevention is always better than the cure”-but how can we help our future citizens; the teenagers to be cured from early sex and unwanted pregnancy when they do not know even about the preventions. Sex education, the students of most of the Asian countries do not even know about this subject, when the teenagers of the western countries are becoming more aware of having safe sex as well as their lives. Teenage sex, abortion, HIV patients and last but not least suicide cases are increasing day by day in the countries of the continent Asia....   [tags: Sex Ed, Education, Safety, Protection]

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Sex Education : At Home

- ... Sex education reduced the rate of getting negative outcome from having sex such as: pregnancy, abortion or being the carrier of sexual transmitted diseases, including HIV. HIV is a massive disease considered by people all over the world that has no cure, no treatment, no vaccine and will leads to AIDS, which kills the patient slowly by destroying the immune system. Taking a sex education class, students will be taught about this disease and how to prevent it when having sex. Furthermore, sex education develops skills....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Condom, HIV]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- According to Guttmacher, “Many sexually experienced teens (46% of males and 33% of females) do not receive formal instruction about contraception before they first have sex.”(1) This means that many teens are participating in sexual activity unaware of how to have sex safely and how sex effects them. Students are not getting educated by a certified adult, but they are simply going by what they learned from an older sibling or friend. Not only are their peers telling them, but the media and Hollywood glorify sex without showing its risks....   [tags: Birth control, Sex education, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education is Needed in Florida Schools

- When it comes to monitoring and ensuring the well being of school-aged children, the agendas of most our nation’s parents, teachers, and public education policy makers seem to be heavily focused on topics such as bullying, drug awareness, and social development. Although each of these issues is very important and deserving of the attention it receives, there is one topic-sex education in the public school system-that holds just as much relevance amongst today’s youth, and yet it continues to be denied the same consideration....   [tags: Pro Sex Educatio]

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Should Sex And Birth Control?

- ... With the knowledge of teen birth rates and how they are so high is not going to prevent a child from having sex or being pregnant. Sex education in schools are nothing new it’s just that schools should teach more about comprehensive sex. When schools teach sex education they only prepare student well encourage students to get on birth control. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) recently approved a measure that will update the state’s sex ed requirements to do away with abstinence-only education and require health classes to include information about birth control....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Human sexuality]

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Sex Worker And Sexual Abuse

- ... One of these countries that is addressing the problem would be Canada. As Socías informs us “Research shows that in Canada, and in other contexts that criminalize sex work, sex workers bear an array of health and social harms, including violence, exposure to HIV and other STIs, and substance use that require attention within the health care system.” (2). She continues on, saying “While access to health care has been identified as a key determinant of sex workers’ health, research on institutional-level barriers that affect sex workers’ access to appropriate and high-quality health care remains limited, particularly in settings with the Universal Health Coverage” (Socías , 2)....   [tags: Human rights, Law, Prostitution, Sex industry]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- ... Abstinence before marriage guarantees that students will not have to worry about STDs and pregnancy, but stressing this message will not stop the fact that there will always be students that have sex whether they take the “pledge” or not. Schools that are abstinence only are in states that tend to be religious so it helps the whole “pure till marriage” slogan. The abstinence only program has a strong tone that sex is only morally right inside marriage and anything outside of that is harmful to society as a whole....   [tags: Birth control, Sex education, Teenage pregnancy]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- ... Also, teenagers should learn about any emergency contraceptives they are able to take. For example, Plan B (also known as the morning after pill), can be used the day after unprotected sex to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Teenagers should be taught how to properly use birth control and the different options they have. Sexually transmitted diseases can be dangerous and harmful to the body which is why sex education should be taught in schools. There are a few different levels of seriousness of sexually transmitted diseases....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Abstinence vs. Comprehensive Sex Education

- It has been almost thirty three years since the first federal funding was put to use in “. . . sex education programs that promote abstinence-only-until-marriage to the exclusion of all other approaches . . .” according to the article “Sex education” (2010) published by “Opposing Viewpoints in Context;” a website that specializes in covering social issues. Since then a muddy controversy has arisen over whether that is the best approach. On one hand is the traditional approach of abstinence (not having sex before marriage), and on the other is the idea that what is being done is not enough, and that there needs to be a more comprehensive approach....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Comprehensive Sex Education

- Human sexuality can be fascinating, complex, contradictory, and sometimes frustrating. Sexuality is interwoven into every aspect of being human; therefore, having knowledge about sex is as essential as having education about human anatomy. However, it is highly recommended to pay close attention when sex education is delivered to youths. (Donatelle 171) What and when do American parents want their children to be thought about sex. This is an ongoing question that parents seek to find the best answer, to be able to inform their kids about sexuality in order to build up a strong foundation for sexual health....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Education Reform

- I came to age in the 70’s the era known for its sexual promiscuity and wide spread drug use. People had drug parties where having sex with others was encouraged. Couples known as swingers would swap partners or all four would have sex together. The government was experimenting with LSD and had many participants in studies on the substance and its effects on the mind. This was the era of “free love”. It was also the end of the Korean War and the beginning of the Vietnam conflict. Sex was everywhere and widely accepted in many variations....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Education Is Not An Effective Form Of Education

- ... If all students are taught how to properly stay safe, less of these issues will happen. Many people also falsely believe that teaching students how to practice safe sex will confuse them, and make them actually want to have sex. Because of this belief, abstinence education has been the main type of sexual education taught in high schools for many years. Thirty-eight states in the entire United States have specific laws regarding sex education. Out of these thirty-eight states, about 80% of them contain rules that put abstinence-only as the prominent form that is required to be taught (Stanger-Hall, Hall, 2)....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Pregnancy]

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Sex Trafficking Throughout Eastern Europe

- ... Even someone like “Maria who was a thirty year old woman, was promised a high paying job by men, but instead she is forced into prostitution” (“Sex Trafficking Prey”). And even after she got out her life was never the same. Maria is not the only one being tricked though; children are also being taken advantage of. Being forced into a place they cannot get out of by themselves. Children are also victims in Eastern Europe. There are so many but “the extent is difficult to estimate, but many children are victims of trafficking, and unfortunately many are trafficked for sexual purposes, such as pornography” (Tudorache)....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The Controversy of Sex Education Programs in High School

- How many girls have you see around school who are pregnant. Do you ever come to think that they may not have had the “sex talk” with their parents or any sort of sex education at school. “The United Stated still has the highest teen pregnancy rate of any industrialized country. About 40 percent of American women become pregnant before the age of 20. The result is about 1 million pregnancies each year among women ages 15 to 19.” (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) At the age 15-20 most teen males and females don’t have a stable job and are still going to school....   [tags: pregnancy, sex, pledge]

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Sex Education Programs in Schools in the United States

- Nineteen-fifty five marked the debut of sex education programs in schools in the United States. Along the years, many have argued whether or not sex education should be taught in schools. Many believe that the education of sex encourages students to engage in sexual activities which lead to a higher number of pregnancies and sexual transmitted diseases (STD’s). As the number of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases climbs higher and higher every day in our country, one can only think that sexual education is a necessity in our school systems....   [tags: parents, inform, educate, sex]

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Pros and Cons of a Teenage Same-sex Relationship

- Although same-sex teenage relationships were looked down on before and were not common, today many teens are in a same-sex relationship. This is critical to developing sexual and social identities. In this paper, readers will learn the ups and downs of teenagers in a world of relationships and sexuality. Growing up in a home with parents of the same sex is viewed in negative ways to a lot of people, but studies show that a child is well adjusted to being raised under a roof with parents of the same sex just as well as a child with a male and female parent under the same roof....   [tags: legal issues, same sex]

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High Teen Pregnancy Rate: Comprehensive Sex Education at Fault?

- In May 2006 the silence cries of Kaylib Neal began to fill the delivery room as young Kizzy Neal slightly tilts her head with the energy she has left to take a glace at her new son. Although this moment is one of the happiest times of Kizzys life, she still wishes she could have waited to experience this moment at a later time in her life. At the age of only thirteen, Kizzy is one among the thousands of teenage girls who become pregnant each year in the United States. According to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 34% percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Let 's Talk About Sex

- ... Every day in America thousands of teenage girls become pregnant and these pregnancies cost taxpayers billions of dollars a year. In Fayetteville, North Carolina Reverend Hubert Williams is struggling to give teenagers the honest answers about sex, against more conservative views. In reality of the conservative views that preach abstinence until marriage, statistics show that 95% of Americans have sex before they are married. Unlike most individuals who hold a significant voice in their community Reverend Williams is on a personal mission to make sure information about sex is known among the youth....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Comprehensive Vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Darci Deakin Utah State University Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Comprehensive vs. abstinence only sex education has been very controversial across the globe from the beginning. In recent years however, it has increased its attention through the media. Depending on your views and believes, usually, will determine which method you will choose to participate in. Comprehensive sex education teaches about condoms and contraception to reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy, but it also teaches about abstinence as the best method for avoiding STDS and unintended pregnancy (Alford, 2001)....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Let 's Talk About Sex Education

- ... Another study that is favored by abstinence-only supporters is a study that was done in 2001 whose results show that students who pledge abstinence have a longer period of waiting for sex than students who didn’t pledge abstinence. The only piece of information that those in favor for abstinence-only programs forget to mention about the results is “it appears that pledges of virginity have particular power only when those making the pledge feel they are part of a select group” (Collins, Alagiri, and Summers 9)....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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Teen Pregnancy And Unprotected Sex Among Adolescents

- ... The rise of technology and social media has widened the exposure to teens and the intervention needed to account for those factors (Walsh-Buhi et al., 2016). A threat includes any future consequence related to having risky sex, such as obtaining a sexually transmitted disease (STD). The Organization 's Mission: The University of Florida: College of Public Health is the organization that developed and executed the intervention in this case. Their mission statement is "to preserve, promote, and improve the health and well-being of populations, communities, and individuals" (College of Public Health and Health Professions, 2016)....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Birth control]

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Sex Education in School

- Sex is something that almost everyone will experience before they die. It is a subject that has been debated about for years. From the debate over birth control to the outbreak of aids. With all this history behind us, sex is becoming even more of an issue. With the new outbreaks of sexually transmitted diseases and the fact that sexually active persons are becoming younger, sex has now become a daily topic. Sex scandals in the media and talk such as 'who slept with who at last night's keg party' are making these daily conversations apparent in high schools, middle schools, and in a lot of cases grade schools....   [tags: Teaching Education Sex Essays]

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Comprehensive Sex Education Program Is The Most Successful At Preventing Teen Pregnancy

- “Teachers are often charged with giving adolescents their first, and sometimes only, factual source of sex information” (Mink, par. 4). Because teachers are given this task the information provided should be accurate and honest. Advice should include how to obtain contraceptives (condoms, birth control, etc.), what to expect, and why it is best to wait. Face it, most teenagers are going to “do it” whether they are knowledgeable or not. According to the Center for Disease Control in 2005, “47 percent of high school students report having had sexual intercourse, and 34 percent of sexually active students said they didn’t use a condom the last time they had sex” (Qtd....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Trafficking : A Serious Crime And A Grave Violation Of Human Rights

- ... This resulted in a breakdown in the Nigerian economy - and in other third world countries (Aborisade and Aderinto 297 and Kempadoo 144). Nigeria, originally an agricultural economy, became dependent on oil exports (Congress report 380), and rural agricultural areas did not fare well, as individuals would be migrating to urban areas to be employed in profitable sectors (Kempadoo 144). This leads to a society characterized with overburdened resources, higher unemployment, and lower wages. With these different factors poverty in Nigeria would be inevitable....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Sex Education in School

- Sex Education in School Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage adolescents and their budding sexuality....   [tags: Papers Sex Ed Religion Schools Essays]

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A Research On Human Sex Differences

- ... For example, court system, parents, and partner. • Change does not happen overnight. With anything, growth and acceptance comes with practice and patience. My professional philosophy is that change will come when that client decides that they deserve to have clarity and peace and make the commitment to take the necessary steps to implement the changes. My philosophy is that people can change. Just because you make a bad decision, does not make you a bad person. Every person has the same potential to become something with his or her life....   [tags: Want, Thought, Sex, Need]

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Unsafe Sex Is The Worst Sex

- Unsafe Sex is the Worst Sex Viona Joseph Section: 0288 TA: Josh Crosby September 19, 2014 In today’s American society, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) also known as sexually transmitted diseases, still remain as a growing sexual health burden. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2001, one in five people in the U.S. were infected by a sexually transmitted disease. The CDC also estimated that every year 15 million people in the U.S. will be infected by a sexually transmitted infection....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease]

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The Pros and Cons of Teaching Sex Education in Public Schools

-         Picture a young couple being on the verge of exploring their sexual desires for the first time. The question is does this young couple have the proper education to make this life changing decision. They most likely were given their education from the school they attend. Hopefully the school taught them what they needed to know to make such a decision. Should sex education be taught at school by teachers or by the parents. Problems with having sex education at school There are many problems with having sex education in public schools....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex And Sex Education Class

- Growing up, my parents never discusses the topic of sex with my siblings and I. Growing up in a strict Christian household the topic of sex was never brought up. I remember bringing home a permission form to be signed to take part in sex education class. I knew my parents were against me part-taking in the sex education class so I pretend to trash permission form and sign my parents’ signature. Signing the permission form was one of my greatest ideas as a kid growing up. I was only interesting in being a part of the class because I knew my friends were going to be there and I did not want to be “the outsider”....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education

- Sex Education Two drastic Emergency Room cases were handled in 1998 at Mary Washington Hospital. Concerned mothers brought their 12 year old daughters into the hospital thinking they were suffering from severe stomach pain or even appendicitis…both girls were actually in labor (Abstinence, 2002). The United States has the highest teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates in the Western world (Planned Parenthood, 2003). Are teens getting enough knowledge on sex and how to prevent STDs and unwanted pregnancies....   [tags: Sex Pregnancy School Teaching Essays]

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Being A Registered Sex Offender

- I am an awful human being. I am a disgrace to my family. My friends are embarrassed of me. I am gross. I am judged, and will be until I am deemed ‘safe’ by my supervisors. People are afraid of me. I am not welcome anywhere. I am disgusting. I don’t deserve to be treated as a normal person, but as a leper. I should be ashamed of myself, or at least that is what I’m told. I am a registered sex offender. A registered sex offender is defined as (Question 1) “a person, male or female, who has been convicted of a crime involving a sexual act where the federal, state or local laws require them to be placed on the Sexual Offender Registry after they have served their criminal sentences or when they...   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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When Should Sex Eduacation Be Taught?

- Sex is a word that means many different things to people across America and even the world. The word sex also initiates a series of questions. One of the major questions about sex that does arise is, should sex education be taught to children at a very young age. The answer to this conflicting question is yes. If schools taught sex to children starting at the age of seven, it could highly change the way that sex is having a negative impact on our world. Kids need to know that having sex is wrong....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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