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The SexEducator 10: Has modesty become unfashionable?


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No. 10 – Spring 2008

The issue covers the following topics, among others:

  • Why talk about modesty ?
  • What is modesty ?
  • Modesty link to sexuality
  • Shame
  • Immodesty
  • Modesty in adolescence
  • The relationship between the body and the modesty
  • The connection with the “other” and with modesty
  • Sexual experiences and modesty
  • Fear of feeling pain and anxiety about nudity
  • Fear of intimacy, of revealing emotion, and talking about sexuality
  • Education of young people about sexuality by facilitators and teachers
  • Showing modesty

The articles are followed by educational activities.

This issue of The SexEducator is produced by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the Université du Québec à Montréal and Tel-Jeunes.

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Online since: April 3, 2008
Last modification: April 3, 2008

Author: MSSS, UQÀM, Tel-Jeunes

Publication no : 07-314-02A

No. ISSN : 1913-1534

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