John-Henry Westen

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Survey: teens want how-to-be-a-parent ed over ‘sex’ ed

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Teenagers would rather have information on being a parent than find out more about sexual intercourse, according to a new survey of student from grades 9-11 from the East Riding of Yorkshire UK.

In the wide-ranging study carried out by researchers at the University of Hull, the responsibilities of parenthood topped the list of must-know topics for 13 to 16 year olds, ahead of safe sex, sexual intercourse, contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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John-Henry Westen

John-Henry is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of LifeSiteNews.com. He and his wife Dianne and their eight children live in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario, Canada.

He has spoken at conferences and retreats, and appeared on radio and television throughout North America, Europe and Asia. John-Henry founded the Rome Life Forum an annual strategy meeting for pro-life leaders worldwide. He co-founded Voice of the Family and serves on the executive of the Canadian National March for Life Committee, and the annual National Pro-Life Youth Conference.  

He is a consultant to Canada’s largest pro-life organization Campaign Life Coalition, and serves on the executive of the Ontario branch of the organization.  He has run three times for political office in the province of Ontario representing the Family Coalition Party.  

John-Henry earned an MA from the University of Toronto in School and Child Clinical Psychology and an Honours BA from York University in Psychology.

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