This ten-session program improves adolescent girls' confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness, encouraging students to develop problem-solving strategies about peer pressure, sex, substance abuse, and being a parent.
Session 6: Sex
The facilitator can outline the main aims of this session as follows:
- For students to reflect on their own sexual activity and how this is making them feel.
- For students to become aware that there are positive and negative aspects of having sexual experiences.
- For students to outline the ways in which they can keep themselves safe or safer.
The facilitator can outline the main activities to be covered within this session, which include the thought storming activity, focusing on the positive and negative outcomes and nature of sexual activity and the notion of keeping safe.
Activity 1 – Icebreaker: Thought Storming Activity
Students are asked to focus on the following question:
What do we know about sex?
The idea here is not just to elicit technical knowledge and ...