On Parenting: Sex


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Plan B: Do you want your kids to have unfettered access to emergency contraception?

Do you want your kids to have unfettered access to emergency contraception?

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Plan B, emergency contraception, teens and sex

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Kids sexting less common than thought, study says

About 1 percent of children age 17 and younger have texted explicitly pornographic images.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sexting, sex offender registries

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Penn State fallout: The emergence of the victims

How can parents and caregivers support a victim of abuse? Jennifer Marsh, a director at The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, shares her advice.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, child sex abuse, child abuse recovery, Penn state

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Not just the Penn State coaches: Most of us look away from abuse

When confronted with suspected abuse, barely a third reported it to authorities, the police or child protective services, says a 2008 study by victim-advocacy group Safe Horizon.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, Penn State abuse scandal, childhood sex abuse

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Penn State: What if the victims had been girls?

Would the situation have unfolded differently if a woman was in the chain of command that heard of the complaints at Penn State, or if the victims were girls?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, Penn State, children and sex abuse

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Condom use among adolescents has increased, survey shows

A federal survey shows since 2002 there was a 9 percentage point increase in the proportion of male teenagers who used a condom during their first sexual encounter.

By On Parenting  |  01:17 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sex, Teens, Contraception