Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 14th, 1997
Several studies show that sexual health education can delay first intercourse for adolescents who are not already sexually active. For those who are active, including married young people, education encourages correct and consistent use of contraception and ways to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A recent World Health Organization (WHO) review of 1,050 scientific articles on sex education programs concluded that "if any effect is observed, almost...
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