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Sex education gap haunts Australia’s international students

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SBS News, March 2nd, 2018 High numbers of international students with unwanted pregnancies is prompting questions about whether more could be done to better prepare those with little sexual health knowledge for life in Australia. Marie Stopes Australia, a national provider of sexual and reproductive health services, estimated 4000 international students seek abortions across the country each year...

Sex education worldwide is not relevant to students’ lives, says report

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Guardian, 13 September 2016 Sex education in schools worldwide is so “out of touch” with pupils’ experiences that they find it irrelevant and switch off, research of young people in 10 countries (including Australia) shows. Many students find lessons about sex and relationships negative, moralistic and too scientific to help them deal with the feelings and situations they are encountering...

Brazilian health ministry uses dating apps to prevent HIV

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Reuters, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 – 01:27
Brazil’s health ministry is using Tinder and Hornet to target young people that use smartphone apps to meet sexual partners in a newly launched campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country. The ministry created profiles as people interested in having sex without condoms.
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