Monday, April 28, 2008
I have finally finished my term paper! Whoohoo--I am so so so done learning about the craziness that is abstinence-only education! NOTHING I read confirmed that the program is working--NOTHING. There is no difference in the number of children who choose to have sex and who choose to abstain based on which program they were taught. Except the children who were taught abstinence only had limited knowledge of sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy! So anyway, I'm done being subjective about it!! It's a ridiculous program that needs to go so we can begin giving our adolescents comprehensive, accurate information about sexual behaviors!!