Purity Pledges, Unplanned Pregnancy, and the Many Failures of Abstinence-Only Sex Education

Volume 48, Issue 3
September 2016

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“Sex education can make a real difference in adolescents’ overall health and well-being. The fact that young people are being deprived of information critical to their sexual health is unacceptable.”
Leslie Kantor, Vice President of Education at Planned Parenthood

Tackling Teen Pregnancy

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Baby Blues: Rural Myanmar’s Desperate Need for Family Planning Services

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The Purity Ring, worn by virgins and ‘second chance virgins,’ symbolizes one’s promise to remain chaste before marriage. (Photo by Marvi Lacar/Getty Images)

The Purity Ring, worn by virgins and ‘second chance virgins,’ symbolizes one’s promise to remain chaste before marriage. (Photo by Marvi Lacar/Getty Images)
The Purity Ring, worn by virgins and ‘second chance virgins,’ symbolizes one’s promise to remain chaste before marriage. (Photo by Marvi Lacar/Getty Images) ×

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EDITOR'S NOTE

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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