Condom access didn’t decrease the rate of teen births, though it seems, in fact, to have increased it the researchers estimate that these programs were responsible for roughly two additional births per 1,000 teens and this rate was significantly higher when students could get condoms without any counseling. Proposals to institute condom availability programs in high schools have generally sparked heated debate and strong opposition 3 proponents claim that these programs provide adolescents with greater access to condoms, create a social environment in which suggesting condom use to a sex partner is easier and decrease the number of unprotected. Establish organizational support for condom distribution and promotion activities in traditional and non-traditional venues conduct community-wide mobilization efforts to support and encourage condom use integrate cdp activities within other community-level intervention approaches to promote condom use and other risk-reduction behaviors.
Condom conundrum: should condoms be available in schools michelle reising date: 11/16/2005 introduction the issue of sex education has long been a controversial one the two basic types of sex education in the united states are abstinence-only and comprehensive. Numerous national health organizations have adopted policies in support of school condom availability as a component of comprehensive sexuality education condom availability programs are successful a comparison of public high schools in new york city and chicago found positive effects of condom availability programs.
In a nutshell problem: hiv/aids is one of the leading killers of adults worldwide the virus weakens the immune system and ultimately leads to death program: condom promotion, through education, counseling and advertising, encourages the use of condoms condom distribution makes condoms readily available to individuals either for free or at highly subsidized prices. Sex education in schools agree with “comprehensive sex education”, makes a very great statement in her essay she provides the information to show her views, she has pointed out in great detail, why “comprehensive sex education” is a better idea than going with “abstinence sex education. Sex education: should condoms be distributed in schools “sex education: should condoms be distributed in schools” was very eye catching to the reader the author of this essay rush h limbaugh iii, points out a lot of good points here which i highly agree with. Condom distribution programs (cdps) have been proven to increase condom use, prevent hiv/stds, and save money cdps change the environment so that there is increased availability, accessibility, and acceptability of condom use cdc requires select grantees to implement cdps as part of a larger hiv.
Scientific support for condom distribution there are several ways to promote condom use among people at high risk for sexual transmission of hiv individual and group-level interventions help do this by directly addressing individual’s knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviors related to condom use, while community-level interventions give a strong emphasis to changing social norms. The lack of sex education and the availability of condoms to students understanding the sexual behavior of high school students is important because teenagers have one of the highest std transmission rates (moore. Sex education also does not increase sexual activity in fact, numerous studies have found that young people who take highly effective sex education and hiv-prevention programs tend to delay sex and have fewer partners more importantly, when these young people do become sexually active, they are more likely to use condoms and other.
A local television station asked san antonio parents how they felt about the american academy of pediactrics' new suggestion that schools make condoms available to students the results suggest that despite good research, myths about condoms leading to higher rates of sexual activity persist. One proven method is to provide comprehensive sexuality education along with school based programs that make condoms available to sexually active youth numerous national health organizations have adopted policies in support of school condom availability as a component of comprehensive sexuality education.
Secondly, a comprehensive sex education program including condom provision accepts the inevitability of adolescent sex and encourages students to make wise, “safe” decisions if they do have sex it is a wise investment by the government to supply condoms for schools in that it is very expensive to address problems created by irresponsible sexual behaviors.
Program: condom promotion, through education, counseling and advertising, encourages the use of condoms condom distribution makes condoms readily available to individuals either for free or at highly subsidized prices track record: condoms effectively prevent hiv transmission through sexual intercourse the effectiveness of condom promotion and distribution programs is less clear. The baseline and follow-up surveys covered demographic information knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about sex, hiv and other stds, pregnancy and contraception specific sexual behaviors and condom use separate versions of the survey for males and females were identical except for appropriate differences in pronouns and in sexual behaviors. Distribution of condoms in public high schools coinciding with the onslaught of the new millennium, schools are beginning to realize that the parents are not doing their job when it comes to sexual education.