Such characteristics make up the person's sexuality.
Sexuality is an important aspect of the life of a human being and almost all people, including children, want to know about it.
In fact, 88% of parents of junior high school students and 80% of parents of secondary school students believe that sex education in school makes it easier for them to talk to their adolescents about sex.
Burt defined sex education as the study of the characteristics of beings: a male and female.
In many African countries, where AIDS is at epidemic levels (see HIV/AIDS in Africa), sex education is seen by most scientists as a vital public health strategy.
Some international organizations such as Planned Parenthood consider that broad sex education programs have global benefits, such as controlling the risk of overpopulation and the advancement of women's rights (see also reproductive rights).
He says that If all else fails, I can easily publish more 'seditious' materials on my Facebook to taunt the authorities and get them to be hot on the pursuit of me again, therefore creating an even more well-founded fear of political persecution to bolster my asylum claim.
In November 2015, Tan again caused controversy when he uploaded onto Facebook a comic strip of photographs of himself defecating, and then wiping his anus with a page from the Quran, the Islamic holy book.
It includes scientifically accurate, curriculum-based information about human development, anatomy and pregnancy.
He stated in his comments on the post that any abuse he received for the act would only bolster his opinion that Islam is violent.
During Tan and Lee's trial, Prime Minister Najib Razak said that "The insolent and impudent act by the young couple who insulted Islam showed that freedom of expression and irresponsible opinion can jeopardise the community".
) is a Malaysian blogger and pornographic film director and performer.
He became known for a blog publicising his sexual activities with his girlfriend, and later became known for his criticism of Islam, leading him to flee his country and seek asylum in the United States. Tan, a Malaysian of Chinese descent, was a Law student at the National University of Singapore.
Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.