Just say no – ministers about turn in drive to cut teenage pregnancies

UK Telegraph 15 Oct 06
They have been handed morning-after pills by school nurses and given explicit sex guides to teach them how to use condoms. But now, in a radical change of direction by the Government in its drive to cut teenage pregnancies, young people are to be told not to have sex – at least not until they are over 16.The latest strategy by the Teenage Pregnancy Unit will attempt to persuade teenagers to delay their first sexual encounters. In a marked departure from the damagelimitation approach to sex, the Leave It Till Later campaign will extol the virtues of restraint – if not quite those of abstinence.