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Sex education related archived stories in the mediaLesson improves knowledge of morning-after pill. A one-off lesson improves British teenagers' knowledge about the use of emergency contraception - without encouraging them to have sex. University of Bristol researchers found a lesson with a trained teacher was enough to significantly improve teenagers' knowledge about using emergency contraception after sex. In the study, around 1,850 pupils aged between 14 and 15 at 12 mixed state secondary schools were given a lesson on the use of emergency contraception ...More from Ananova
Pope John Paul II says human embryo research is evil. "The Pope used a visit by President George Bush to back the efforts of American conservatives to maintain the ban on federal funding of embryo stem cell research," says The Guardian. "Advocates of such research say it could lead to cures for illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes," says The Telegraph. "It is already legal in Britain." ...More from What The Papers Say
American clinic selects babies' sex to order. Scientists have revealed that nearly 200 couples, including one from Britain, have had babies whose sex was chosen for purely social reasons ...More from the Times
UK Office for National Statistics says average family now has 1.66 kids. The figure is the lowest since records began in 1924, reports The Mirror. Statistics also show that British women are starting a family later in life. If you gave birth last year, you represent one of only 56 in every 1,000 women ...More from What The Papers Say
Health Education: Women of Waves offer abortions at sea to women with unwanted pregnancies. The Dutch charity is offering family planning advice to women in Dublin and will perform abortions outside Irish territorial waters, reports The Telegraph. "Last year, more than 6,000 women crossed the Irish Sea to have pregnancies terminated in mainland Britain" ...More from What The Papers Say
Talking pupils out of sexual violence. Pupils in Essex, UK are being given special lessons designed to challenge the attitudes that can lead to rape and sexual assault. The "Respect" project - which is being piloted at three primary and three secondary schools in Thurrock - follows a survey which suggested some young people believed sexual assault and violence could be justified in some circumstances. A national survey of over 2,000 youngsters, aged between 14 and 21, found one in two young men and one in three young women believed it was acceptable to hit a woman or force her to have sex in certain situations, for example, if she was "his wife" or was "nagging" ...More from the BBC
Genetically altered babies born. Scientists have confirmed that the first genetically altered humans have been born and are healthy. Up to 30 such children have been born, 15 of them as a result of one experimental programme at a US laboratory ...More from the BBC
Tall men have more children - because they have more wives. Tall men have more children than their shorter friends - because they have more wives, a pair of researchers have found ...More from the New Scientist
High Court challenge to morning-after pill. An Anti-abortion group havewon the go-ahead for a High Court action aimed at stopping over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill to women over 16 ...More from the Times
University College, London: Human development expert Gillian Bentley says women's breasts are not designed to attract men. Contrary to the long-standing theory that nature made women's breasts stick out "to help them find a mate," says The Daily Record, Bentley claims that they have developed that way "to let babies breathe" during feeding. More from What The Papers Say
TV provides sex education say parents. Just one third of adults think it is parents' responsibility to educate their children about sex while nearly two-thirds think youngsters learn about the facts of life from televisions and magazines, according to a survey ....More from ITN
Child abuse cases prompt sweeping changes to chatrooms. Police officers should be given more power to protect children who use internet chatrooms. That is one of many proposals laid out in a leaked UK government report... More from Silicon.com
Genital surgery in the USA. If a 17th-century girl had a large clitoris, it was seen as a "devil's teat" - enough to condemn her to death as a witch. And in 21st-century America, says Ms Magazine, a child born with bigger than average clitoris is still liable to have it surgically reduced. And, adds the magazine, it needs to end... More from Ms. Magazine
Children born this year will live to 130. Professor of Demography John Wilmoth of the University of California, Berkeley says, "The age to which human beings can live is increasing by more than a year every decade and shows no signs of reaching any biological limit, American scientists have discovered" - The Times... More from What The Papers Say
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