More teenagers are having unprotected sex and they know less about contraception, an international study claims. In the U.S., more than half of the respondents were having unsafe sex with new partners, and the figure had increased by more than a third:

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12 Responses to “Teens and sex”

  1. Anica
    September 28, 2011 at 3:24 am #

    Surely no surprise? They are subjected to unsafe sex education from age 4 upwards They are subjected to unsafe sexual imagery on the Internet They are subjected to unsafe sexual activity on their TVs They are subjected to unsafe MTV sexually explicit pop videos They are forcibly indoctrinated with unsafe and unsound teaching on so-called evolution, which rules out morality, responsibility and accountability They are then judged as being sexually promiscuous – as if it’s wrong! It can’t be wrong can it? Nothing the Government instructs school teachers to teach is wrong surely? When there are no absolutes – anything goes. Don’t act shocked or alarmed. YOU are to blame. Reaping, sowing blah blah. But every action has a consequence. Witness it today, weep tomorrow, pay the day after.

  2. Baron
    September 28, 2011 at 3:26 am #

    It’s not from lack of knowledge at all. Contraception was thrusted in our face all the time at school. I’m 21 now, so it was not all that different to how it is now. The reason these kids can’t shut their legs for five seconds like normal people is because the government rewards them for living their lives as breeding stations. I think it’s a degrading way to live, but some girls just lack morals.

  3. Cams
    September 28, 2011 at 3:27 am #

    All this despite or in spite of all the sex education that the country has wasted millions on. Scrap sex education and teach our children how to read. When they are able to read the can make more discerning choices.

  4. Dante
    September 28, 2011 at 3:28 am #

    Unsafe sex is a bigger problem in India than the western world. Parents have no time to spend with kids and try to give everything possible to their spoilt children. The number of cases of teen pregnancies and HIV in India are far far higher than TOI and other mainstream media report.

  5. Erick
    September 28, 2011 at 3:30 am #

    Under prevailing situation teens are exposed to sex and curiosity clubbed with the thrill derive them to taste the forbidden fruit. Increasing the legal age or sex education can not check the urge. Social pressure and parental guidance can play an important role but social structure is being rotting. One should accept the optimum functioning of hormone and its out come at teen age.

  6. Falopia
    September 28, 2011 at 3:31 am #

    The age of consent should be moved at 19. Young people may feel that they are mature enough to engage in a sexual relationship at 16, but unless they are financial able to look after a baby – teenagers shouldn’t be allow to have children. How? Making it clear that there is no (financial or house) benefit in getting pregnant so early in life.

  7. Gaile
    September 28, 2011 at 3:33 am #

    Thats right change the law. Do you think because you move an age limit young people will stop having sex. Please join the world. Drugs, cigarettes , alcohol are all not to be sold our used by underage people , but it happens. It is also rubbish that the young people do not trust their teachers. How about them (the young)taking responsibility and learning about it themselves. Take the time to ask questions of an adult, some one they trust or read a book. We come from Africa and the sex education there is limited but both my sons can tell you about aids/hiv and safe sex. My wife and I made a concious dicision for them to learn about it. The neigbours heard about what we were doing and asked for their children to become involved and learn. People get your head out of the sand and lear

  8. Hope
    September 28, 2011 at 3:34 am #

    Exactly Reb, you forgot one more thing, that is the TV and movies that bring in the concept that having sex, sex out of marriage and teen sex is ok to their bedroom and tells day and night. these things are brought inside their bedroom by some perverts whom no one has control except for that switch on the TV.can you any one thinking abt it

  9. Isaiah
    September 28, 2011 at 3:35 am #

    Exactly Reb, you forgot one more thing, that is the TV and movies that bring in the concept that having sex, sex out of marriage and teen sex is ok to their bedroom and tells day and night. these things are brought inside their bedroom by some perverts whom no one has control except for that switch on the TV.can you any one thinking abt it

  10. Jolan
    September 28, 2011 at 3:36 am #

    Protected? What’s that? No one used a condom in my day and no one caught any disease. Condoms were pushed by homosexuals because “anyone can get AIDS” lol and feminazies who hate men. Females have a dozen methods of birth control plus a morning after pill, plus an abortion pill, plus a surgical abortion so if they get knocked up it’s their fault.And since a man has no choice in the matter he should never have to support a kid he didn’t want. Unless a female has written permission from a man to get pregnant a man is not liable for support.

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