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Catholic group that taped students together in sex ed talks develops presentation for primary schools
Teenagers have previously spoken to TheJournal.ie about the presentations in secondary schools – in one case a group was told condoms fail one in six times.
Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools
Early relationships and sexual adventures – or the choice to avoid them – can have a formative effect both on a personality and on a life. As such, young people need access to consistent sex education, writes Aaron McKenna.
Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times
And in separate claims, students who attended a retreat in Knock also said they were told by speakers that they would lose certain hormones the more often they had sex.
Pure in Heart: “We don’t have a negative view of sex”
The group were responding after claims that at one of their sex education talks they taped two students together by their wrists.
7 very Irish sex education stories
“When a man and a woman love each other very much…”
Students taped together by wrists in sex education talk by Catholic group
“We were told how ‘god loves sex’,” one student said. “However it was implied that is only after marriage.”