The absence of comprehensive sexuality education in Brazil and Its impact on young adults

Having sex education classes from an early age can impact individuals' risk for various social and public health issues, such as sexual abuse, teen pregnancy, and gender·based violence, and influence one's perceptions  of others, including having sexist attitudes among other forms of prejudices (Barbosa et al. 2019).
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is a rights-based and gender-focused holistic approach to human development and sexuality (UNPN 2016), which brings up age-appropriate topics throughout children's education. It appears to have a positive influence In children's lives since it encompasses topics that impact social behavior and contest gender norms and inequality. Despite thls, sex education faces political, cultural, and religious adversities that interfere in the clarification of many topics within sex education.
This research explores what kind of sex education Brazilian young adults had while in school and how has it affec1ed their perceptions of gender and sexuality. In addition, I will be also exploring inherent gender stereotypes within family structure and how family environment has or hasn't promoted discussions about sexuality and gender.
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Abstract/Description: Having sex education classes from an early age can impact individuals' risk for various social and public health issues, such as sexual abuse, teen pregnancy, and gender·based violence, and influence one's perceptions of others, including having sexist attitudes among other forms of prejudices (Barbosa et al. 2019). Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is a rights-based and gender-focused holistic approach to human development and sexuality (UNPN 2016), which brings up age-appropriate topics throughout children's education. It appears to have a positive influence In children's lives since it encompasses topics that impact social behavior and contest gender norms and inequality. Despite thls, sex education faces political, cultural, and religious adversities that interfere in the clarification of many topics within sex education. This research explores what kind of sex education Brazilian young adults had while in school and how has it affec1ed their perceptions of gender and sexuality. In addition, I will be also exploring inherent gender stereotypes within family structure and how family environment has or hasn't promoted discussions about sexuality and gender.
Subject(s): Undergraduate Research
Sex and gender norms
Brazil
Comprehensive sexuality Education (CSE)