Sex education does not lead to early sex and helps to protect the health of adolescents. This was stated by the expert of the United Nations Fund for population (UNFPA) Ilya Zhukov.
According to Magicforum citing the UN news Center, according to the source, the new youth strategy, which was presented at the Foundation is called “My body, my life, my world.” We are talking about things that Teens should have the right to dispose of his own body and make decisions regarding their health.
According to him, the sexual education of young people does not promote early sex, and abstinence, as such, does not work. The teenager, he said, he has to make decisions for solutions, especially related to his health.
Sex education, he said, is, first, relationships: family, friendship, love; second, culture, society and sexuality; third, the “gender equality”; in the fourth, violence; fifthly, skills, health and well-being; sixth, the body and human development; the seventh theme is sexuality and sexual behavior.
All of these topics, said the source, consider our experts in the new program. The main theme of the eighth, he added, is the theme of reproductive health, where we review with the students the issues of pregnancy and HIV infections, sexually transmitted.