Too young?

We asked 20 women what they wish they had learned in sex ed class

As part of our series on sex education and teen pregnancy, we asked 20 women at the Central California Women’s Conference what they wish they would have learned in sex ed class when they were younger.
As part of our series on sex education and teen pregnancy, we asked 20 women at the Central California Women’s Conference what they wish they would have learned in sex ed class when they were younger. mmays@fresnobee.com

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Too Young?

The Valley is home to California's highest teenage birth rates. Teen parents say they lack support at school, and sex education is infused with politics.

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The San Joaquin Valley is home to some of the state’s highest rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

The California Healthy Youth Act, which went into affect last year, aims to change that, and mandates schools teach comprehensive, medically accurate and unbiased sex education.

The Bee is doing a series on sex education and teen pregnancy, in partnership with the USC Center for Health Journalism.

On Tuesday, at the Central California Women’s Conference, we asked 20 women what they wished they would have learned about sex when they were younger.

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Mackenzie Mays: 559-441-6412, @MackenzieMays

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