Parents are urged to discuss sex

3rd November 2000 at 00:00
PARENTS who are too embarrassed to discuss the facts of life with their children are to be targeted in 2001 by a new government drive to cut teenage pregnancies by half. Newspapers and an advice leafet will give parents tips on what to say and when to say it. A survey by the Marie Stopes charity recently revealed just one in six parents had discussed sex with their teenage offspring.

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