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YWCA Greater Charleston offering sex ed classes for students

Monday, March 5, 2012

  YWCA classes focus on STDs, pregnancy
    Staff report, Post and Courier

    The YWCA Greater Charleston received $14,500 to offer a sex education course designed to teach 11- to 14-year-olds about sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy and HIV prevention.

    The free class is part of the Making Proud Choices program developed by the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, which awarded the YWCA its grant. Students, who will get a $50 gift card for completing the eight-hour course, must be registered by parents or guardians.

    ""The YWCA Greater Charleston is very pleased to receive the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy grant and to join in its vital statewide efforts to help empower adolescents by strengthening their abilities to engage in positive behaviors and decisions that enhance their health,"" YWCA Executive Director Kathleen Rodgers said.

    Read the whole story at The Post and Courier site.