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Scotland's senior public health official recommended sex education begin at age 5 to combat rising sexually transmitted disease and teenage pregnancy rates.
"It needs to start at quite an early age, because if you leave it until they are 12 it is too late because some are already experimenting. It probably needs to be started off when children start school," said Dr. Charles Saunders[..]
Students should have access to contraception starting at age 13, he said.
Originally posted by R-evolve
That is one of the most depressing things i have ever read. I dont believe kids should be taught sex education at such a young age, maybe if the media and popstars, people in the public eye who have influence toned down all the constant sex propaganda to make money then kids wouldnt ask the questions so early, you get a journalist condemning this doctor and in their second article they are writing about a popstars sex scandal, just tone it down, lets let kids be kids
Originally posted by Scalamander
If we don't tell kids that certain things are off-limits and not acceptable in certain situations how are they going to know?
Originally posted by FredT
Having just seen a 14 year old with a newborn and the 12 year old father in our hospital, This may not be as far fetched as it sounds.
Originally posted by GENERAL EYES
I was four when I asked my mother to explain sex and marriage to me.