MORE children in Scotland now get most of their information about sex from school rather than from their friends or family, according to a new study.
Men and women should be routinely asked during medical consultations if they have any sexual concerns, the British Society for Sexual Medicine said.
THE number of schoolgirls having abortions has reached a five-year high in the Lothians.
THE number of abortions carried out in the Lothians is falling– but one schoolgirl every week is still undergoing a termination.
TEENAGERS are giving sex education lessons to younger children in a controversial new scheme to reduce the high rate of unwanted pregnancies.
ALAN Cumming is using his own colourful bedroom history to persuade Americans to have safe sex.
A NEW website to encourage Scots to be more open when talking about their sex lives is being launched today to help cut unplanned pregnancies and sexual diseases.
THE number of teenage girls contracting chlamydia has soared in the Lothians, as cases of the sexually transmitted disease hit a record high.
BY the time Jo was 15 she had slept with three boys her age. Now, 17, the teenager from South Gyle recalls that having underage sex was no big deal. After all, all her friends were doing it. "Teenagers grow up so much quicker these days and it's just the thing we do. People need to accept it," she says.
MORE than five people a day are being diagnosed with chlamydia in the Lothians, new figures have revealed.
AT least one girl a week aged between 13 and 15 is falling pregnant in Edinburgh according to new Scottish Government figures.
SEX education in Scottish schools is "inadequate", raising fears that the soaring rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease are going unchecked.
SCHOOL pupils were asked to debate if they should be allowed to have sex with their teachers, it was reported last night.
A SOARING number of people in Scotland – including children – are being diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections, figures revealed yesterday.
Shona Robison, minister for public health
POLICE chiefs have called for new guidelines on underage sex to be introduced.
COULD there be a more appropriate time in the year to launch two new strategies on sex and drinking than at Hogmanay?
CHILDREN should be getting sex education lessons when they start school, a leading medical figure has said.