TITLE

Sex and Tweens

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Ilisa
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Working Mother;Jul2010, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on topics related to adolescents and sex. According to "Talking to Your Kids About Sex" author Dr. Laura Berman, one in every five kids had sexual intercourse by the time they reach the age of 15. She suggests parents to discuss safe sex to their teenagers to avoid teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STD). It also mentions that a sense of ethnic pride on African-American adolescents can help them develop social identity and confidence.
ACCESSION #
55410567

 

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