Leaked new sex-ed program criticised for focusing on abstinence

An allegedly leaked copy of a sexual education project being prepared by the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science has revealed a program which seems to rely primarily on abstinence.
Audronė Pitrėnienė
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