Education about human sexual anatomy, reproduction, and intercourse and other human sexual behavior.
Origin: sex + education
Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse or other sexual activity, reproductive health, emotional relations, reproductive rights and responsibilities, abstinence, and birth control. Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.
The numerical value of sex education in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of sex education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Sex education classes in our public schools are promoting incest.
It’s insane, there is no reason whatsoever to discuss that kind of stuff with a kid. It’s not sex education class. It’s language arts.
People are fearing that when you're speaking about sex or when you're speaking about sex education, it's like losing your values, there is no day I can remember where my mother or my father sat with me and discussed with me about sex. Never.
There are real effects when you find out what people are doing sexually that can translate into safer sex, sex education, (and) informing doctors and nurses (about) what people are doing so they can talk with them in more informed and compassionate ways.
The textbooks are rigorously designed, tested, revised and checked. We have consulted with parents, students and teachers throughout the process, the need for sex education as well as child sexual development is hugely neglected (in China), as there is a lack of sex education in both family and school.
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- यौन Hindi
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