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Should Comprehensive Sex Education be Mandatory?
Schools are better placed than parents to deliver sex education.
School teaches kids skills needed to function in society. Sex is a big part of our lives, and learning about it through a structured approach would be beneficial.
Parents may not have the knowledge or authority to deliver CSE to their own children as well as schools do.
Since school attendance is required in Liberal Democracies, it would ensure that every child is exposed to CSE.
A formal setting like the school may be the best place to discuss sexual abuse, especially when abuse often occurs within family bounds.
Students prefer to learn about CSE topics from teachers rather than parents.
Gender and sexuality based bullying, discrimination and other forms of gendered violence are actual problems affecting schools, therefore they should be able to implement measures to tackle them.
School curriculums do not always address things from an age appropriate approach.
Government schools do not own a parent's child. When they show evidence of this control, it's no longer safe, but abuse of power. Evidence of this is the disregard to the desires of the parent.
Sex education can never be successful without the cooperation of parents.
It is unnecessary for schools to teach CSE.
There is simply no time for schools to teach CSE, given the existing demands of the curriculum hardly allow 'spare time' for extra classes.
Parents are able to deal with the specificity of their children better than a fit-it-all state program.