abstinence


‘Generation Sensible’: the British millennials going teetotal

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 October 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: abstinence, alcohol, millennials


It’s official: most teenagers are not having sex

Michelle A. Cretella | 29 June 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education, teenage pregnancy


Couple’s sex fast gives new life to a familiar idea

Gerard Migeon | 05 November 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, marriage, natural family planning


Less college sex, better studies

Nicole M. King | 09 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, college education, relationships


Most US high school students have never had sex

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education, teen pregnancy
A report from the federal health monitoring agency, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), brings the news that births to teenagers aged 15-19 are down by 44 per cent on 1990.


So this is what they mean by “comprehensive sex education”?

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education
The New York Times yesterday published a preview of a weekend magazine article called “Teaching Good Sex” -- a long and detailed account of how one teacher, with full support from his elite school, is promoting sexual pleasure as a goal for 17-year-olds and even younger teenagers.


Kids can do abstinence, data shows

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education, sexual behaviour
A report from the US government in March indicates that nearly half of all 15 to 19 year olds have never been sexually active.


Teach girls to say “no” - British MP

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education
When Conservative MP Nadine Dorries introduced a private member’s bill last week calling for all schoolgirls aged 13 to 16 to be given lessons in how to say “no”, you would have expected a good response. But another MP called it "daft".


American teens are heading abstinence programs

Katie Hinderer | 04 March 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: abstinence, sex, sex education, sexual behaviour


Most teens are not sexually active

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 October 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, adolescence, sexual behaviour
I was inclined not to read a press release about new research on the sexual behaviour of Americans until my eye fell on the word “adolescents” and then “abstaining”, so I skipped to that part.


Abstinence education: breaking into the Chinese market

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 September 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, China, one-child policy
There is an interesting alignment of seemingly quite different stars in China: Christian-inspired abstinence education and official population policy.


Waiting makes the heart grow fonder

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 August 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, relationships
It is always gratifying when research coincides with common sense and everyday experience, as in the case of a new study showing that a relationship in which sexual intimacy is delayed is more likely to endure.


Love and Fidelity movement spreads in US colleges

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, dating, hooking up
CNN has run a story on the movement among college students to shun the hook-up culture prevalent on campuses and encourage dating and abstinence.


The Jupiter concedes abstinence ed can work

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education
The New York Times editors have had to eat their recent words dismissing abstinence education as a “narrow, ineffective and fundamentally dishonest approach” not worthy of federal funding or, by implication, any funding whatsoever.


Abstinence education: study proves it works

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abstinence, sex education
Big news today on the sexuality education front: solid evidence from a federally funded United States study that a programme limited to an abstinence message can significantly reduce the onset of sexual activity among young adolescents.


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