August 17, 2007

Study Finds Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Not Effective

A research study examining results of 13 abstinence-only education programs found that abstinence-only programs had "no significant effect" on risky behavior.

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A research study examining results of 13 abstinence-only education programs involving 15,940 young people found that abstinence-only programs had “no significant effect” in increasing or decreasing risky behavior including delaying sexual initiation, reducing unprotected sex, or in preventing pregnancy. Read More »

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