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18 June 2010

Teach 5-year-olds about sex: watchdog

Sex education should be taught to children from the age of five to give them the skills and confidence to delay sexual intimacy until they are ready, a UK health watchdog said.

Sex education should be taught to children from the age of five to give them the skills and confidence to delay sexual intimacy until they are ready, a British health watchdog said.
 

NICE said school governors should ensure education about sex and relationships and alcohol starts in primary school, which British children attend from the age of five.

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