Purity Pledges, Unplanned Pregnancy, and the Many Failures of Abstinence-Only Sex Education
Volume 48, Issue 3
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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
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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