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Free condoms for pupils: education department births new sex health policy

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Pupils as young as 12 will be able to access male and female condoms and information about them in a youth-friendly environment from nurses involved in the Integrated School Health Programme (ISHP).

The “reasonable” access to condoms and information about their usage will be “dependent on their level of inquiry or need”.

And schools will provide pupils with “scientifically accurate, age-appropriate and comprehensive information and materials on sexual and reproductive health rights”...

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