Sex Education in Europe Turns to Urging More Births
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Sex Education in Europe Turns to Urging More Births
Sex Education in Europe Turns to Urging More Births

By DANNY HAKIMAPRIL 8, 2015

COPENHAGEN — Twenty-five Danish 13- and 14-year-olds gathered in a circle to talk about sex. This was going to be awkward.

One student surveyed her red nails while a classmate checked his cellphone. When the discussion turned to masturbation, a girl pointed across the room toward a boy who was already chortling, and then she started to cover her own giggles by cupping a hand over her mouth.

“It’s O.K. to laugh,” said the instructor, 29-year-old Andreas Beck Kronborg, who looked young enough to be an older brother. “We’re going to talk about stuff that’s embarrassing.”

Recently, Sex and Society, a nonprofit group that provides much of Denmark’s sex education, adjusted its curriculum. The group no longer has a sole emphasis on how to prevent getting pregnant but now also talks about pregnancy in a more positive light.
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It is all part of a not-so-subtle push in Europe to encourage people to have more babies. Denmark, like a number of European countries, is growing increasingly anxious about low birthrates. Those concerns have only been intensified by the region’s financial and economic crisis, with high unemployment rates among the young viewed as discouraging potential parents. (...)

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/busine...irths.html

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2015 Apr 09 12:37
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RE: Sex Education in Europe Turns to Urging More Births
Islam is indeed the symptom, in reference to that (4Chan?) picture.
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