Sex Ed for Foster Youth: Why It's a Necessity.
Fostering Media Connections.
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This article focuses on the need to provide foster youth with information on sex. The high incidence of teen pregnancy in young women who have been in foster care is discussed, as well as findings from a 2010 study that found both male and female foster youth had higher sexual risk behaviors than their peers. Available federal funding to implement evidence-based teen sexual health programs is noted.
foster adolescents; sex education