Beginning in the 1970s, concerns over teen pregnancy– and later HIV/AIDS–galvanized widespread public support for sex education in schools.
When only 13 states in the nation require sex education to be medically accurate, students’ health literacy suffers. How can we make sex ed more comprehensive?
Do you know what the state of sex education in the U.S. is? Sex Education taught in the form of abstinence-only & comprehensive sex education.
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education. US National Library of Medicine of the National Institute of Health
A new Bollywood movie, based on the story of an Indian entrepreneur who created affordable sanitary pads, is helping to counter myths and taboos around menstruation
Nearly half of girls (44 per cent) do not know what is happening to them the first time they have their period, a new report has revealed.
Sex education varies widely between school districts, leaving many teens without comprehensive information.
Numerous studies published on the American Journal of Nursing find that abstinence-only programs are associated with increased pregnancy and birth rates.
Period news is so hot right now, but how do we score on progress for women’s health? It’s been an important year with widespread media coverage about menstruation.