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Sexual abstinence has also been associated with higher pregnancy rates forming a part of standard recommendation for couples in infertility treatments (12, 17, 19, 20).
Among East Asian boys who have never had sexual intercourse, there were some significant differences in the frequency with which students endorsed reasons for sexual abstinence by years of stay in Canada and primary home language (Table 5).
Feasibility and acceptability of sexual abstinence for interruption of HIV transmission among individuals with acute infection--formative data from CHAVI 011.
Unite/CPHVA lead professional officer Obi Amadi was speaking after a private member's Bill passed its first reading in Parliament, which would require schools to give 13- to 16-year old girls 10minute extra sex education on the benefits of sexual abstinence.
One question asked whether participants used sexual abstinence to avoid pregnancy.
Gresle-Favier (American studies, Dortmund University) makes an examination of the conservative movement and its campaign for sexual abstinence before marriage.
The Vatican encourages sexual abstinence to fight the spread of the disease.
According to a Government Accountability Office study ordered by Congress and released in October 2007, not only were students who took part in sexual abstinence programs just as likely to have sex as those who did not, many such programs were called out for teaching kids medically inaccurate information about condoms and HIV.
In the first years of the twenty-first century" we are told, "the Religious Right, while maintaining a homophobic platform, has been more concerned with wallowing in the miseries of heterosexuality" and advancing the cause of sexual abstinence at home and, more recently, abroad.
However, even the chastity movement discovered early on that it wasn't enough to stress the "positive lifestyle" aspect of sexual abstinence.
Promoting Alternatives for Teen Health, or PATH, employs high schoolers to engage younger students and their families to promote sexual abstinence and healthy life choices.
They founded the Silver Ring Thing faith organisation to promote sexual abstinence in teens.