Does Peer-Led Sex Education Work?

The main finding of a recent study out of the UK indicates that the peer-led program used in this trial had no effect on the number of teenage abortions. While the statistics of this study may indicate the peer-led sex education didn’t have a large impact on this study sample, I still believe it’s a valuable tool in the sex education arena.

Q&A: Age Appropriate Sex Education

As the parent of a young child, I’m trying to figure out how to raise my child to feel good about their sexuality but don’t know where to start. When will my child become curious about sexuality? And at what ages does it become appropriate to talk to my child about sex and bodies and how girls and boys are different?

Study Finds Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Not Effective

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