With sex still a taboo subject in many homes and schools, lots of students do not receive sex education until they are in their later years of schooling.
Prior research on the impact of reproductive health services at school-based or school-linked clinics found that adolescents with access to such services neither initiated intercourse earlier nor increased the frequency with which they had intercourse; contraceptive use either increased or remained the same.
Making condoms available in schools. AMA policy backs giving out condoms: Teenagers who are sexually active need to be able to get them without feeling awkward.
March 29, DOI: There were also no significant changes in the number of times respondents had engaged in any other opposite-sex sexual activities for the prior year among respondents who had engaged in them at least once. Simonds, founder of Citizens for Excellence in Education: We also assumed that given the extremely high response rate at baseline, the baseline respondents provided an adequate approximation of the true distribution of characteristics among students attending the school.
Until then, we should remain cautious about broadly replicating any programs that have not been shown to be effective. Advocates of either program have strong opinions on having condoms available to students in school. Student opinions of condom distribution at a Denver, Colorado, high school.
At a time when it is frequently difficult for parents to talk with teenagers, that condom opened up avenues for us to discuss AIDS and birth control with our son. If unsafe sex is part of a larger pattern of substance misuse, poor school performance, family dysfunction, and community disorganization—as it often is—then these causes also need to be addressed.
The percentage of females reporting fellatio with ejaculation, cunnilingus with a male partner and anal intercourse increased significantly, generally moving closer to percentages reported by males. It was not easy for me to decide to be pro-choice.
Abortion is among the safest medical procedures in the United States. This would lead to fewer teenage pregnancies and fewer sexually transmitted disease.
Why schools should make condoms available to teenagers. The challenge of sexuality among teens is bad enough. Children are more likely to make mistakes and make poor decisions, how can we punish them by not providing them with the proper support and knowledge they need and if this means giving them condoms then that is something we need to do.
Other statutes made compromises, such as allowing availability of condoms, but also allowing parents to request their child not be able to receive condoms.
A law that required parental consent before an abortion would not create a better relationship. Whichever way the situation is looked at, embarrassment is nothing compared to the opportunity presented to be able to talk to this child about sex or enroll him in a sex education program.Condom distribution in high schools represents an effective way to protect sexually active teenagers from unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
Availability of condoms in high schools does not increase rates of teenage sexual activity, but rather increases condom use among already sexually active teenagers. Should Condoms Be Distributed in High Schools?.
In today's society, high schools should distribute condoms to students. It is important to educate teenagers about the use of condoms and how it prevents the spread of HIV, AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and pregnancy/5(3).
Against Condoms in School Debate Paper - Against Condoms in School Debate Paper USING CONDOMS IN SCHOOL – CLEARLY NOT A GOOD PLAN In a large amount of schools across America, this has become a disturbing trend.
Schools are handing out condoms to kids. This is wrong on so many fronts that I cannot even begin to name them. The question of whether to distribute free condoms in high schools needs to be treated with utter rationality and care.
The teachers should be supported by parents to run such a. Giving out condoms free at school is basically encouraging high schoolers to go have sex. Basically, this means they can get away with it without having to worry about pregnancy or buying condoms, because the school is wasting money to give the condoms out for free.
The Free School project in the United Kingdom started to function this year, more precisely, in September the first 24 Free Schools opened their doors to the British public. Since the new policy was launched, it raised controversy within the citizens with discussions in favour and against.Download