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Why talking to your kids about sex is impotant. •Unsafe sex amongst 16-29 years olds is up on the rise over the last two years.

of young adults are not practicing safe sex with new partners

•16% do no trust teachers to provide accurate and unbiased information about contraception choices.

of young adults are sexually active.

believe the withdrawal method is effective contraception.

unplanned pregnancies have risen 63% in the last two years (based on females 16 –19)

•1 in 5 say they do not receive any form of sex education. •4% did not use contraception because they were too drunk.


Alejandra Palacios