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Research Brief1 - Research Brief Manya Maier H Weaver at al School-based Sex Education Policies and Indicators of Sexual Health Among Young People

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Research Brief Manya Maier H. Weaver at al. “School-based Sex Education Policies and Indicators of Sexual Health Among Young People: A Comparison of the Netherlands, France, Australia and the United States.” Sex Education. 5. 2 (2005): 171-188. What professional problem or issue does this research article address? This article discusses the various approaches to Sex Education in four different countries. It gives detailed descriptions of each teaching method and through research finds the most effective method of sexual education. The problem addressed is whether or not abstinence methods or safe sex methods are more effective when taught in schools. The main argument is that comprehensive approaches to sex education are the most effective. The Netherlands has the most comprehensive and skill based sex education programs. They also have the lowest fertility rates and the highest rate of contraception use. The research presented in this article shows a high correlation between comprehensive sex education and positive sexual health outcomes. The information used to write this paper is from a variety of sources including: CD-Rom
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