11 Jan '12, 1am

Youth counsellors call for revamp of sex education in Singapore schools

By Cheryl Ong and Jennani Durai Youth counsellors have called for sexuality education in schools to start earlier and to be more specific. Ms Rachel Lee, who heads Fei Yue Family Service Centre, which conducts sexuality education courses in several schools, said it should start at lower-primary level, given that children hit puberty earlier now. She added: 'When dating couples get more intimate, some guys will come up with all sorts of explanations for not having to worry about pregnancy after sex.' The Straits Times polled youth workers for their reactions to Tuesday's court case, in which a 15-year-old girl said she had believed her boyfriend when he told her his menthol cigarettes would kill his sperm. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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