An anti-rape and domestic violence event at William Woods University.

An anti-rape and domestic violence event at William Woods University.

Teaching children and adolescents about ‘the birds and the bees’ isn’t always easy for parents and educators. But a growing body of anecdotal and quantifiable evidence indicates that starting age-appropriate sex education early can go a long way toward preventing assault later. We consider the benefits of – and hurdles to – getting teachers, students, parents and administrators comfortable talking about sex.

Guests

  • Debra Hauser President, Advocates for Youth
  • Emma Brown National education reporter, Washington Post
  • Stephanie Rivero Assistant coordinator, CARE to Stop Violence at University of Maryland; licensed marriage and family therapist

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