San Jose, Costa Rica – Although Costa Rica is a Catholic society is becoming more and more necessary to educate the children about sex and the decisions they are making, especially with the huge problem of teenage pregnancy in Costa Rica. Starting next school year students in seventh, eighth and ninth grade, see pages about sex education. I just wonder if that is too late in most cases in Costa Rica.
The class will take over the science teacher and the school counselor.
Leornardo Garnier, Minister of Education, explained that the matter is not limited to the explanation of contraception and reproductive health, but also includes aspects of affection for students to learn to accept themselves as they are, and to respect others. Therefore, it will motivate students to tolerate sexual orientations of their peers.
Good relevant sex education provides knowledge, knowledge is information, and information is confidence. It has been noticed that well-informed children on male and female Anatomy handle puberty better than the uninformed ones. Sex education affects a child’s attitude positively.
Later, although it has not determined when they will also be discussed such content in primary school.