Sexual health initiative fails to change the behaviour of young people. An evaluation of a £5 million government-funded project to improve the sexual health of young people has concluded that it had a ‘limited beneficial impact’…
“No Sex Please, We’re Teenagers” – Abstinence Education is being rebranded and a new breed of chastity-practising young adults is being born. Sue Relf explains the work and ethos of Challenge Team UK – from SecEd; January 2007
Abstinence under fire – It will take more than condoms to reverse the tide of sexually transmitted infections engulfing Britain’s young people. By Dr Trevor Stammers
The evidence not withstanding – A critical analysis of current sexual health strategies. Written by Julia Manning
Abstinence Education: Assessing the Evidence. by Christine C. Kim and Robert Rector. Published by The Heritage Foundation.
Teen Pregnancy And The Case for Abstinence. by Fletcher Doyle, taken from eMaxHealth.com
The Meaning of Marriage, by Timothy Keller.
Hooked: new science on how casual sex is affecting our children, by Joe S McIlhaney Jr and Freda McKissic Bush.
You’re teaching my child what? A physician exposes the lies of sex education by Dr Miriam Grossman
“Impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers on NHS registered conceptions and terminations: final results of cluster randomised trial”
by M Henderson, D Wight, GM Raab, C Abraham, A Parks, S Scott and G Hart – BMJ published 21 November 2006
“Random behaviour or rational choice? Family planning, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.”
By David Paton – Sex Education Vol 6, No 3, August 2006, pp 281-308
“Comprehensive Sex Education versus Authentic Abstinence: a study of competing curricula”
by Shannon Martin, Robert Rector and Melissa G Pardue – Aug 10, 2004
A study based in the USA
“HIV & AIDS in Schools: The Political Economy of Pressure Groups”
by Barnie Craven, Pauline Dixon, Gordon Stewart and James Tooley.- Institute of Economic Affairs
“The Sex-change Society”
by Melanie Phillips – The Social Market Foundation
Deconstructing the Dutch Utopia: Sex Education and Teenage Pregnancy in the Netherlands
Available from the Family Education Trust.