Sexual Health and Contraception Promotion among Teens Introduction Teens in Canada are generally well-informed in relation to sexuality issues and pregnancy. At the same time, there are many problems. Many young teenagers are becoming pregnant while still in school and are also encountering STIs. It immediately becomes clear that teen pregnancy is linked with other issues and also with the social determinants of health. Discrimination and homophobia continue to be major problems, and all the issues are found in schools and communities especially among youth who live in poverty. Race and poverty are associated with the greatest extent of poor sexual health and it is these young people who are most in need of quality sex education and...The end:
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