Where Bears Roam Free: Abstinence IS part of Sex Education: Abstinence IS part of Sex Education. at 9:32:00 AM b...

Liberals are making a big hooha, claiming it is a step backwards when MOE decides to include abstinence as part of Sexual Education Programmes. See links below. MOE’s revision of sexuality education Sex Ed: More than going beyond second base Is MOE Encouraging the Spread of STD? It seems strange to me that so many bloggers who are younger than I am, appear to be saying that they have been taught "abstinence" in schools and that doesn't work. I was born in the sixties era and I recall being taught sex ed stuff in the 1970s. The stress was definitely about "safe sex" rather than "abstinence". And that was topped up by the fact that I was from a Christian mission school too! The only time abstinence was taught was during Moral Ed (that time it was known as Civics) classes. But when it comes to sex awareness, be it from the MOE or MOH viewpoint, it had always been about "safe ...

Full article: http://wherebearsroamfree.blogspot.com/2012/01/abstinence...

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