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Should Comprehensive Sex Education be Mandatory?
Comprehensive sexual education often leads to positive sexual health outcomes.
A healthy sexuality is part of a person's general health.
Comprehensive sexual education may reduce
sexually transmitted diseases
Comprehensive sexual education can
youth delay onset of sexual activity, reduce the frequency of sexual activity, reduce the number of sexual partners, and increase condom and contraceptive use.
Women's health is often taught only during puberty and sexual education units in school. Taking that away would mean even less knowledge for girls about their bodies, leading to problems in their future to do with sexual and reproductive health.
Comprehensive sexual education may reduce teenage unwanted pregnancies.
CSE in schools may encourage unethical sexual practices
CSE in schools could be bad for mental health in relation to sex and sexuality.