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Should schools be teaching the value of abstinence?

Posted on 29th April, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

Sex education needs to become broader and more ‘human’ in its approach, says Jo Hemmings Given that the dictionary definition of the word abstinence is ‘self-enforced restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure’, when used in a sex education context it seems like presenting the proverbial red rag to [...]

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Sexting – talk to your kids about it

Posted on 21st September, 2012 | Find this under Featured, Well Being

Your teenager may think it’s a bit of a joke but that’s just the thing – they probably don’t ‘think’ it through. Jo Hemmings says sexting isn’t harmless fun. Here she discusses the implications of pressing ‘send’ Recent surveys have revealed that up to 60 per cent of young teenagers regularly indulge in sexting. For [...]

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