Unlike other TPP programs, Teen PEP's main focus is implementing the peer education component, 11th and 12th-grade students are peer educators teaching sexual health to ninth grade students in their second semester. Advocates for Youth. Yet LGBT youth still face discrimination and harassment.
Along with parental and community support, it can help young people: Avoid negative health consequences.
He suggested that sex education should be taught in the classroom. May 3, There are a number of ways to help ensure that students get the information they need to live healthy lives, build healthy relationships, and take personal responsibility for their health and well being.
The past few decades have seen huge steps toward equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals. Sexuality is an important aspect of the life of a human being and almost all people, including children, want to know about it. Department of Health and Human Services, found that abstinence-only-until-marriage programs are ineffective.
Halpern-Felsher To date, no published studies of abstinence-only programs have found consistent and significant program effects on delaying the onset of intercourse. These programmes build life skills and increase responsible behaviors, and because they are based on human rights principles, they help advance human rights, gender equality and the empowerment of young people.
January 13, Resources in your library. Many states accept funds for both abstinence-only programs and evidence-based interventions. Building an evidence- and rights-based approach to healthy decision-making As they grow up, young people face important decisions about relationships, sexuality, and sexual behavior.
Journal of Adolescent Health.