A parent’s freakout over the possibility that her teenage daughter might talk to a doctor without a parent present is an important reminder that adolescent rights to medical privacy are ill-defined and need to be clarified, to protect teenage health.
Two movements this year have sought to combat the “sexualization of young girls.” But one of them is not like the other.
Just. Slow. Down. You keep saying you just don’t know about all of this. That’s okay: you don’t have to know. But do yourself a favor and don’t put yourself in a position where you have to.
An African leader breaks the silence on sex, culture, and human rights, and asserts that Africans together need to foster a generation of young people that is empowered with knowledge, and that values such as honesty, responsibility and service, in order to make safe and responsible choices about their sexuality.