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NAEA says abstinence education is working


Last updated 11/12/2009 at Noon

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Abstinence Education Association (NAEA) has announced that abstinence education is delaying sex among teens based on data they say is contained in an analysis conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“These positive findings should be incorporated in any policy designed to reduce teen sexual activity in our nation,” said Valerie Huber, executive director of NAEA. “This is a time to assess what is working and capitalize on solutions that make a difference in the lives of youth.”

The positive results came from 10 different studies...

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