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Too many people aren’t getting any sex education at all, or they’re getting unhelpful, shaming, or abstinence-only programs we can do better. Comprehensive sex education addresses the root issues that help teens make responsible decisions to keep them safe and healthy these programs use a holistic approach. School-based sex education rigorous evidence – usable results july 2013 school-based sex education includes programs designed to increase knowledge and encourage.
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