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Why do you think that sex education is important?

Why do you think that sex education is important?

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Asked by M. Jabrowsky, Last updated: Dec 17, 2020

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Y. Dawne

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Y. Dawne, Content Blogger, Diploma in Journalism, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Answered Feb 07, 2019

To prevent students from being infected by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and unwanted pregnancies, sexual education is important. Many high school students and even higher education students face the aforementioned consequences in their school years and it's best, for their future, to avoid them. Unlike typical high school courses such as geometry or algebra, sex education is a course that young people will apply in their lives.

Learning about sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies are not the only aspects of sex education. It can also include the biological development of the human body, sexuality, sexual activity and relationships. Though some may deny it, out of religious fear and dogma, sex is a natural experience.

Since it is so natural, it is important to teach students, at a reasonable age, the dangers of sex and how to prevent them. Having comprehensive sexual health classes in schools ensures that students and teens alike are taking preventative measures to keep themselves and their partners safe. Sex has its consequences. Therefore, it’s very necessary that students understand these consequences, using methods they learned in their sex education class.

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W. Mocroft

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist, Master Degree in International Business, Las Vegas

Answered Dec 04, 2018

Sex education is important because there are a lot of people who have sex without knowing what the possible consequences are going to be. It might seem surprising but some people are not aware that by having sex, they have a better chance of forming a child. There is a type of sex education wherein the students are taught to abstain from undergoing any form of sex.

There is a type of sex education wherein people are taught about the different birth control methods. They are also taught the various consequences of having sex. Even sexually transmitted diseases will be discussed. Taking sex education will make people realize why they should not engage in sex casually.

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