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Nadine Dorries’ proposals for abstinence education are baffling, off-point and inimical to young women’s, as well as men’s, sexual health

By Sophie Drouet


Sophie Drouet argues that compulsory abstinence education would endanger young women’s capacities to make informed decisions about their sex lives, burden them with the exclusive responsibility of not getting pregnant, shame them for having sex, and prescribe a dangerously retrograde attitude towards female sexuality

Topics: HM Sociology, LB Theory and practice of education
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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