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*** ed is not mandatory in Bulgaria so these activists made an illustrated guide for girls

07.03.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles
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In Bulgaria, sex education is not part of the compulsory curriculum in schools. That means it's up to every school in the country to decide whether they even want to address sex ed at all.  In fact, just 10 percent of schools teach sex ed, according to a speech by the Bulgarian Ombudsman, Maya Manolova. With the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the European Union along with Romania, Bulgarian girls are disproportionately affected by the country's dangerous absence of sex ed.  Two activists have taken matters into their own hands by crowdfunding Bulgaria's first ever illustrated sexual health book for girls, Vagina Matters: A Sex Ed Book For Girls, which covers menstruation, sex, and the female anatomy. The guide will be distributed for free both online and offline throughout the country, providing a lifeline for young girls in Bulgaria.  Read more... More about Sex Education, Culture, Sex Relationships, and Activism

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