12 April 2011

Teen pregnancy prevention

Some pregnancy-prevention programs are 'tops' in their field. It's amazing how little such programmes deals with sex.

Some pregnancy-prevention programmes 'top' in their field.

Stacey, a 16-year-old who asked that her last name not be used, says, "I'm very good with children, and it was also fun working with the elderly." Her time in TOP was spent volunteering as a children's tutor and serving as a companion in a nursing home.

  • setting specific goals, like delaying the start of sex;
  • giving clear advice on healthy choices about sex, including abstinence as well as birth control;
  • providing well-trained teachers;


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