Saturday, August 06, 2005

Sex Education in Jordanian Schools

All children will learn everything about sex. All your kids and future kids will, like it or not. And the question is "how"?

Do you want children to know about sex by surfing porn sites on the net or by reading a scientific book? Do you prefer for your child to know about reproduction by watching porn or watching an educational program in their schools?
Do you want your kids to learn about sex from a science teacher or a doctor or from their friends in their who'd tell them a girl will lose her virginity if she kisses someone and a guy will become blind if he masturbates?

Those young children will always ask questions and look for answers and if parents or schools ignore them they'll just look for other sources, one way or another they'll learn about it just like we did. We've been there before. All Jordanian parents have been there before. Schools should seriously think about it and I believe it's a very healthy thing to do.

Harroog

16 comments:

Ziad said...

Man you brought back memories dear Hareega :P

When my friends (c. 12 years old) first told me about the "plumbing" that is involved in making babies, they misplaced the "entry port" to the "southern entrance". No wonder I found that hard to believe :)

That misconception didn't last long though, because (unfortunately) I was soon acquainted with porn movies on VHS, courtesy of a BUS DRIVER AT OUR SCHOOL who lived in the Baq3a camp (it is said that the Mossad used to make sure that porn was readily available in those places to distract the Palestinian youth).

madas said...

Really? if girls kissed boys they become pregnant.?!!!( shock) my friends told me that the bird brings the baby from paris! when the girl gets married and they touch hands at their wedding night...you just shattered my beautiful thoughts! i hope you are happy with yourself!

madas said...

Ohh Ziad.. plumbing and southern entrance and porno movies... where was all that happening?

Ziad said...

Amman, mid 80's, and the movies were mostly in German; but the plot lines didn't tend to be too deep, so we were able to manage without German language skills :p

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M!R@CHK@ said...

Madas no wonder i was told the same thing :P hehehehehe
And i do remember asking my mom about it, but i dont remember her answer :P now i wonder ????!!

Basbooos said...

i remember there was a chapter in our biology text book about sex, well it wasnt about intercourse. more about the organs themselves.
i cant exactly remember what the image of sex was in my head when i was young. i actually need to focus now to remember;)

Basbooos said...

by the way ziad, u just reminded me of the mossad theory. when i think of it now, its just one of the most ridiculous conspiracy theories ever.

Hareega said...

Ziad...
porn movies as part of distracting palestenian youth, lool maybe who knows?
bas walla shofair el baas ya3teeh el 3afyeh was hea good sex educator haha?

Southern entrance.... loooool, maybe that's true if you'd get shitty kids.

Madas..

i owe my friends a lot! They gave me the facts all at once, nothing like holding hands at the wedding or kissing lol. I didn't have the broad imagination your driends had, but i can use that answer with my future kids.

Mira...
Same thing here, i remember myself asking many times and my parents would just smile and ask me how did school go !

Basboos... focus more and let us know lool.

Amin... just sent you an email :)

madas said...

My ears picked up a secret, It is not fair that you guys discuss secret emails in front of us!!! either you dont tell us there are secrets, or you have to tell us :) ... waiting ...

Lina said...

One of the many things I owe my mom is that she didn't wait for me to get it from my friends at school or TV or something... so I got to be the girl explaining it to the other ignorant girls ;)

None of my friends believed that I could ask my mom whatever I wanted early on; about homosexuality, oral sex... and of course 'where babies come from' LoL!! I guess I missed out on all those funny explanations and interesting other sources ;)

Hareega said...

madas...
you're asking too many questions :) There are no secrets !

Lina:
you missed a lotttt of fun ! But you're lucky your mother explained it all, I wish girls in my class would tell me something!

Anonymous said...

Human race still exists till this very moment...right?
So what's the need for sex education?
Meanwhile, please go and read the reports about the pregnancies rates in the UK and the US and the number of teenagers (including 12 and 13 yrs old) performing oral sex and other stuff...Well u may argue Sex education for more pleasure or a healthy sexual life...well I guess many Euorpean have achieved a happy healthy sexual life, but in less than 250years, white Euorpe will be gone...they don't produce children anymore their more concern is "pleasure,satisfaction,blah blah"...
I'm tottaly against sex education...they better get it of the street, rather teaching them it's very normal to experiment with your freinds, females or males...it is your right to sleep with any person you desire!!

Liberals...ur just behind the destruction of any nation...

God bless the republican and give them the strenght to punch succer all the mother fuckers who wanna turn the US into a Gay liberal nation....nothing pisses me off like the Jordanian liberals wannabes....u just made me appreciate the stupid honor crime law...loool (kidding)
Anyways....all to hell "Girly-men", fking liberals

Hareega said...

well anonymous i don't think the teen pregnancies and sexual promiscuity are a result of sex education, if sex education is to do something it will limit those.

Again my point is that children will know about sex one way or another, why wait until they learn about it from porn ?

And if you hate the liberals that doesn't make republicans angels, nobody is huriting Chrsitanity more than republicans do.

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