Singapore: Sex Education and Teen Pregnancy

Kitana blogs in response to a news story in Singapore that talked about a 9 year old girl getting pregnant. The blogger feels that objective sex education should be a must in schools. “I’m irritated at the lack of objective sex education in schools. There is all this moral talk about how this promotes undesirable moral values and promiscuity and so on, but seeing that the result is complacence, unsafe sex practices and the resulting harms that we need to prevent against, I consider the latter a much worse harm than the former, especially because pro-abstinence no longer is as effective culturally as it used to be.”

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