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Condom handouts in schools prevent disease without encouraging sex

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The Guardian, Fri 15 Feb 2019 16.01 AEDT Making condoms available to teenagers at school does not make them more promiscuous – but neither does it reduce teenage pregnancy rates. According to a major review by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), giving out condoms in secondary schools does not increase sexual activity, or encourage young people to have sex at an earlier age. The research, thought to...

Intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland

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BMC Public Health 2018 18:362  Abstract Background The need to tackle sexual health problems and promote positive sexual health has been acknowledged in Irish health policy. Young people’s sexual behaviour however remains under-researched with limited national data available. Methods This study presents the first nationally representative and internationally comparable data on young people’s...

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