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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).
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries--a member of the socially conservative Cornerstone Group who has previously sought to restrict abortions and who raised the Bill--stated that teaching sexual abstinence could help reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in Britain.
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.
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.
Lydia said the jewellery was intended to symbolise her "Christian commitment to sexual abstinence until marriage" and her right to express her religious beliefs, under Article Nine of the Human Rights Act, has been breached.
Policy-makers should also search for ways of "promoting support for abstinence among peer networks," as "friends' support for abstinence is a significant predictor for future sexual abstinence," the study said.
Prevention efforts are working better than many think, according to a recent article in the Lancet, as there has been a significant increase in the number of young women in Africa reporting both increased condom use and sexual abstinence.
The new Guttmacher report frankly admits that its purpose is to discredit sexual abstinence programs (e.
The remarks about ancient medical and philosophical assumptions about femininity and sexual abstinence draw attention to this stunning gap.
Galschiot opposes the view that sexual abstinence until marriage is the only way to avoid HIV infection and unwanted pregnancy.