The Ethical Principles Of Support Contraception

1232 WordsDec 2, 20165 Pages
The ethical principles that support contraception being given to minors is beneficence which focuses on improving the greater good. The education system is trying to aid the student who are sexually active by educating the minors. Young adults are targeted because of reasons like peer pressure and hormonal changes. It is helpful that the education system was able to notice that the students need help at such a young age especially when for some, turning to their parents or family members is not an option. The ethical principle of nonmaleficence is important and plays a key role because the education system is not trying to harm anyone by providing the knowledge, just inform. They are help the many young adults who are sexuall active and want to know more about what they are getting themselves into. Autonomy of the students is often violated by the parents who decide to take their child out of classes such as sex-ed. If the student is interested in learning because they are sexually active then it should be there right to. Many ethical principles can be applied to those who are for providing contraception to minor. Although contraception and knowledge about sex should be provided to the young adults who are sexually active there are mirror setbacks. The 1993 Education Act was created in Britain giving parents the right for their child to participate in sex education (Walker). This is a setback because with the interference of parents not allowing their child to learn
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