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#sex education

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will children aged 4 and under be taught about masturbation if the sex education bill becomes law? Factcheck
From TheJournal.ie In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos Sex Education

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law Child Protection

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

From TheJournal.ie External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul Overhaul

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul

A report launching today calls for a radical overhaul of how sex education is taught in both primary and secondary schools.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do Opinion

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do

Now is the time for a mature and sensible discussion about sex and porn. We really need mandatory modern sex education introduced in schools too, writes Caroline West.

From TheJournal.ie First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents Sex Education

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents

The order in which children are born may play a significant role in how they learn about sex, especially for boys.

From TheJournal.ie Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women' Bishop Of Elphin

Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women'

Mary Mitchell O’Conner said she agreed with the health minister that religion should not determine health and social policy in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times Sex Education

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times

TDs and Senators pressed on if elements of sex education would be left out of the curriculum in Catholic schools.

From TheJournal.ie Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

Like the rest of us, Saoirse Ronan received some pretty dodgy sex education at school

Saoirse Ronan had to pay 20c for every bit of info she wanted to know about sex.

From TheJournal.ie 'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts' Sexual Health

Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts'

He said young people today are exposed to much more explicit forms of pornography and sexual content than any generation before them.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex? Online This post contains a poll

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Fianna Fail's opposition to the sex education bill

Some politicians seem to be stuck in 1971

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped' Mallow

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

9 things that won't be included in the new sex education curriculum

You can’t teach someone to be prepared for when Mambo No. 5 accidentally comes on shuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Minister orders full review of sex education in schools Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Government considering the roll-out of free contraception The Pill

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from? Sex Education This post contains a poll

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from?

A new report has called for better, more inclusive sex education.

From TheJournal.ie Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools Equality

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him

The shoe’s on the other foot, for once.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'There is a massive avoidance of LGBT+ sex on the curriculum for sex ed' Sex Education

Opinion: 'There is a massive avoidance of LGBT+ sex on the curriculum for sex ed'

Ireland needs to be more proactive around the area of sex education for LGBT+ teens, writes Cionnaith Ó Duibhir.

From TheJournal.ie Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate Teenage Pregnancies

Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate

The teenage birthrate has decreased by 60% since 2001.

From TheJournal.ie 'I had sex with 40 women... I never did use condoms': Call for increased sex-ed in care homes Staying Safe

'I had sex with 40 women... I never did use condoms': Call for increased sex-ed in care homes

A series of reports produced by Tusla and the HSE has found a need for a boost in sex education.

This 1980s Catholic Irish sex education video for girls is beyond parody

“Some people might call it a John Willy.”

From TheJournal.ie This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

Rocco Siffredi, known as the ‘Italian stallion’, said his industry has become a way to learn about sex for young people.

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

“Everything is based on love”.

From TheJournal.ie We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school Opinion

We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school

A lot of people will consider what I’m suggesting controversial, ridiculous or pointless – but we need to create real solutions to real problems and bring the number of abortions down, writes Liadan O’Connor.

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex

“It’s proper complicated, a fanny, ain’t it?”

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever

Are you fully versed in the birds and bees? Take the test.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to Sex Education

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz

“Condoms are gross, I hate them.” “So are babies.”

From TheJournal.ie Young people will see online porn – shouldn't we help them interpret it? Opinion

Young people will see online porn – shouldn't we help them interpret it?

Rapidly advancing technology means children will be confronted by pornography online at some point. How should we help them to interpret what they see?

Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter

Nuns, Eurotrash and Queen all make an appearance.

From TheJournal.ie Kids in Russia get absolutely no sex education in school From Russia With Love

Kids in Russia get absolutely no sex education in school

And that’s not about to change anytime soon…

Woman uses potato as contraceptive, grows roots in her vagina

Happy National Potato Day!

From TheJournal.ie HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex Lets Talk About Sex

HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex

In a recent survey, young people said what they basically want is to be told the facts without a lecture.

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