The effect that toxic chemicals in makeup have on their youngest buyers – teens who may be less discriminating about the products they use – is particularly worrisome.
Stop talking! Start listening! Know yourself first — and seven other suggestions for parents who know they need to talk about sex with their teens.
A dozen years and more than a billion dollars later, the federal government is still sinking funds into abstinence-only education, despite multiple studies from across the nation that prove it simply doesn’t work.
Say this ten times fast: An Act to Protect the Safety of Maine Children by Requiring the Express Consent of Legal Guardian to Dispense Prescription Medication to a Minor.
Even in the movie adaptation, Twilight‘s basic storyline — "I won’t bite you, it’s for your own good" — can’t be changed.
The sun may be setting on the political influence of fundamentalist churches; Study finds significant link between TV and teen pregnancy; 43% of women report sexual problems; 13 year-old rape victim stoned to death in Somalia for adultery; John Chittick walks the world speaking with teens about HIV/AIDS.
Parental notification can be risky for teens who live in abusive homes; Teens speak out explaining why parental notification is not a good idea; South Dakota’s proposed abortion ban is tied in most recent poll; Catholic bishops’ narrow anti-abortion effort hurts ‘pro-life’ cause.
Against a wider backdrop of sexual violence being committed against, and perpetrated by, children and adolescents, the sexualization of under-aged teenagers in Jamaica is extremely problematic.
Sexuality education in Colombia has failed to reduce teen motherhood — and a new study finds the curriculum’s failure to address cultural stereotypes of male and female behavior is partly to blame.
Knowingly putting someone at risk of a HPV infection — an infection that isn’t yet curable and for which men can’t be tested accurately — without giving them a choice about whether they want to take that risk isn’t okay.