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New Legal Momentum Publication Exposes How Abstinence-Only Programs Harm Women and Girls
Date:2/25/2008

Report titled Sex, Lies & Stereotypes is Subject of Panel Discussion

February 26 on Capitol Hill

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legal Momentum, the nation's oldest legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls, announces the publication of Sex, Lies, and Stereotypes: How Abstinence-Only Programs Harm Women and Girls, a new report exposing the deceitful and sexist messages of abstinence-only programs and highlighting the harm to our youth, and women and girls in particular, of this government- funded mis-education.

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Legal Momentum Senior Staff Attorney Julie Kay, author of the report, will present these findings at a panel discussion on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, February 26 at 3:00 p.m., Rayburn House Office Building Room 2203. Joining Kay on the panel will be Jamila Taylor, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and Jen Heitel Yakush, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS). Representative Henry A. Waxman, Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is honorary co-sponsor of the event.

Sex, Lies & Stereotypes is the most comprehensive examination to date of the nature and extent of these federally funded programs. It calls on parents, teens, policymakers and anyone who cares about public health to demand an end to the senseless and harmful funding of abstinence-only programs.

Disturbing data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that teen birthrates in the United States jumped 3% from 2005 to 2006 after more than 15 years of steady decline. This evolving national crisis calls for honest and comprehensive sex education for teens about the risks of sexual activity. The federal government has instead spent ov
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