17 April 2007USA: Abstinence eduction does not work, claims study
A study of four abstinence education programmes has found that they do not stop young people having sex.
20 March 2007Watkinson bill fails
A Tory MP's bid to force doctors offering abortion or contraception advice to under-16s to inform the child's parents has been rejected by MPs.
13 March 2007Tory MP calls for parental involvement law
Parents should be told if under-age girls are given advice on contraception or abortion, says Angela Watkinson.
10 January 2007Girl Guides to talk about sex
About 450 Guides are to be trained as 'peer educators' to run sessions covering sex, contraception, abortion and abuse, Girlguiding UK has announced.
23 November 2006Sex education not enough, say researchers
Sex education alone does not cut pregnancies and abortions among teenagers in the UK, claims a Medical Research Council study in the British Medical Journal.