While many of the controversies SIECUS
tracked this year ended in greater restrictions on what young people will learn in school, Ciardullo reminds us that advocates and activists across the country are working diligently to protect and promote comprehensive sexuality education and that in many communities they are succeeding.
As the global school board for the UN, UNESCO was a big sponsor of SIECUS
. However, the agenda is bigger.
The primary goal of sexuality education is to promote adult sexual health (SIECUS
Calderone and SIECUS
succeeded by the mid-1960s in encouraging many school boards to introduce sexuality education, though the content of the programs was, to say the least, uneven.
fact sheet #3 on comprehensive sexuality education: sexuality education and the schools: Issues and answers.
The primary goal of SIECUS
had been described by David R.
Haffner is the president of the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United Slates (SIECUS
National organizations that supported sex education, like SIECUS
and Planned Parenthood, found themselves on the defensive, rapidly developing workshops and materials on dealing with the opposition.
Such an approach seeks to help young people understand sexuality as integral to their identity and enables them to make responsible lifelong decisions (SIECUS
invites you to explore both reports, which can be found on the SIECUS
website at www.
For most SIECUS
Reports we pick a very specific topic and examine it closely.
Following the report's release and the ABC appearance, SIECUS
coordinated a sign-on letter to Sen.