Sexual education and guidance is such an important part of growing up — and the lack of it can be incredibly detrimental. But who is it that has the biggest impact on your sexual decisions when you're growing up? Well, let's just hope your parents gave you the sex talk. Our findings this year paint a similar picture: Parents matter. That means that we need to ensure that young people know the facts about sex and birth control — and support their friends to make the decisions about if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant that are right for them.
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Under-16s: consent and confidentiality in sexual health services
This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services. This guideline does not discuss people who have experienced sexual abuse. NICE has published a guideline on child abuse and neglect. How we develop NICE guidelines. The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available.
Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people
Jump to content. Any competent young person in the United Kingdom can consent to medical, surgical or nursing treatment, including contraception and sexual and reproductive health. They are said to be competent if they are capable of fully understanding the nature and possible consequences of the treatment. Consent from parents is not legally necessary, although the involvement of parents is encouraged. A parent is someone with legal parental responsibility.
AP — California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and give advice to LGBT teenagers for navigating relationships and having safe sex. LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations for giving attention to a community that is often left out of sex education policies. But some parents and conservative groups assailed the more than page document as an assault on parental rights, arguing it exposes children to ideas about sexuality and gender that should be taught at home. The guidance approved Wednesday by the California State Board of Education does not require educators to teach anything.