Push for contraception education...
The push for contraception article by the Sydney morning herald is on the topic of emergency contraceptive education.
This article basically explains that most young people don't know about emergency conraception, according to (MSI) and therefore there is a need for education in this matter. In adition the government boycotted its 43 billion dollar broadband network scheme and instead are focusing on emergency contraceptive education.
According to Jill Michelson MSI general manager unplanned pregnancy is a key health issue which has affected over 50 percent of Australian women and this contraceptive education is essential to reduce the statistic.Nevertheless in a survey of Queensland tertiary students only 20 percent knew at what time it should be used, 42 percent believed it was only effective for 24 hours and another 30 pecent didn't know it existed altogether.
Furthermore the general manager of MSI has pointed out that the youth would benefit more In the long run through sex education than they would about high speed broadband and also the fact that Australia has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the developed world and most of its due to the knowledge gap of contraception and emergency contraception.
This article relates to the topic of contraception and sexual education which is being studied in PDHPE class and is an important article as it informs and gives teenagers a basis about contraceptive education which is quite a controversial topic that does affect the majority of the society.