Importance Of Abstinency

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In recent surveys that abstinence programs doesn 't work in high school and more teens are getting pregnant and having STDS. Especially in the USA we have the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the America than any 1st world country.Because they 're not teaching this much in the USA and most of the teenagers are learning this the hard way. So the truth about abstinence programs. Abstinence programs can help prevent STDS and teen pregnancy by showing them the right way to have sex but teens don 't understand the consequences.But some parents don 't approve about having abstinence programs like saying it 's not appropriate for school or students and it is awkward when telling kids about sex, but it will help them in the future …show more content…
Students need this type of education that is understood,and accurate and not embarrassing and confusing. For some of the students who that took the program or took pledges it will only like last like a month or so and they would end up forgetting what was the purpose of the program. Sexual education comes from the year 1998 with the welfare reform act in 1996, is a law that offered state 's matching money for school programs that taught children wait till marriage to have sex,but it had ended in 2002,but congress still kept paying for it and what had happened through them years teens have stop having sex and waiting for marriage.But the rate in the country is still higher in the other and most developed …show more content…
Only 15% of the adults believe that schools should teach abstinence from sexual education and should not provide information on how to get condoms and other stuff that prevent harm and STDS and that even proves my point even more.The parents are scared to tell the child or teennager how to use condoms to pratice safe sex instead they just tell them just say away and wait till your married. But you know how teenagers get when there are no adults around them and what happens at parties and hangouts. The obama administration has took out more more than $170million in yearly funding and hunted abstinence programs after a series of reof reported found out is was not working,instead the white house is planning to use $114 million pregnancy prevention initiative. The study is to first to find out the abstinence program by using a different approach and comparing to the old methods of teaching it the new way to catch up on time,longtime critics that study the new methods says it might work and might be worth are tax money. Over 2 years about 33 percent of the student who went through the program started to have sex and about 52 percent who were taught only safe sex. About 42 percent of the student who went through the undertaking program started having sex and about 47 percent who learnt about the other ways to be healthy did. The program had no bad reviews on condom use which has been a major

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