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Schools Worldwide ‘Should Proceed With Caution’ On Sex Education Curricula

New York Times: The World’s Problem With Sex Ed
Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of education and history at New York University

“…Globalization has served to curtail rather than expand school-based sexual instruction. The more the world has become interconnected, the more sex ed has come under attack. … Sex educators say that young people are sexual actors, no matter their culture, so schools should help them ‘make choices’ about their bodies. But millions of people see their culture as a bulwark against sex among youth, who should have no choice in the matter. That’s why schools everywhere should proceed with caution…” (3/9).

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