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Should we give condoms to kids?

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 07:55 UK time, Monday, 3 July 2006

What do you reckon to the plans by Flintshire Local Health Board to make condoms available to secondary school children in the county? It follows a survey of 15-16-year-olds which found that almost half were sexually active and that one in four boys and one in three girls did not use a condom the last time they had sex.

Meanwhile, in Wrexham, the local council announced that they were considering setting up a pilot project at one secondary school which would enable children to have access to condoms and the morning qafter pill.

Pupil Leanne posted a message to share her experiences at one school in Wrexham: "Sex education consisted only of the embarrassed teacher showing us the scientific words for private parts. We didn't have anything really, and yet in my year alone, 4 girls fell pregnant underage."

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