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Wrexham men ‘threatened girls, 15, for sex’ – BBC News


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Wrexham men 'threatened girls, 15, for sex'
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Two 15-year-old girls were threatened with being left in the middle of nowhere if they refused to have sex with older men, a court has heard. The girls were allegedly picked up from a children's home near Wrexham, taken to hotels and given alcohol

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Young people can tell you the kind of sex ed they really need – CNN


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Young people can tell you the kind of sex ed they really need
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Cyndy Etler is a teen life coach and award-winning young adult author whose work has been featured in The Progressive, She Knows, Jane Friedman, Vice, Bustle, and CBS's "The Doctors." The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. View more …

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Harvey Weinstein Heads to Court as Lawyers Seek to Dismiss Sex Assault Charges – TIME


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Harvey Weinstein Heads to Court as Lawyers Seek to Dismiss Sex Assault Charges
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(NEW YORK) — Harvey Weinstein is set to appear before a New York judge on Thursday as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions seeking to dismiss some …

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Talk to teens about sex. And consent. And even pleasure. It’s the only way to protect them – USA TODAY


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Talk to teens about sex. And consent. And even pleasure. It's the only way to protect them
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As teens, thought we knew what we were doing, but in many regards, we didn't. We were intrigued and excited about adult things like sex and alcohol but afraid of them at the same. That ambivalence is what drives bad decisions and results in deep scars.
Teaching consent is just as important as sex education, expert says, but curriculum is lacking11Alive.com WXIA

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Busting the myths around sex virus HPV – BBC News


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Busting the myths around sex virus HPV
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High levels of shame and ignorance are associated with HPV, the sexually-transmitted virus which affects 80% of people, a survey has discovered. The government is rolling out HPV testing as part of routine screenings for cervical cancer. Nearly half of
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India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex – New York Times


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India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex
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NEW DELHI — In a groundbreaking victory for gay rights, India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down one of the world's oldest laws criminalizing consensual gay sex, putting to rest a legal battle that stretched for many years and burying one of the
India court legalises gay sex in landmark rulingBBC News
Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down '377,' British-Era Law Criminalizing Gay SexWall Street Journal
India's top court decriminalizes gay sex in landmark rulingCNN
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