This article is over 7 years old Abortion has often divided opinions in the UK. Martin Argles for the Guardian A group which is opposed to abortion in all circumstances and favours an abstinence-based approach to sex education has been appointed to advise the government on sexual health. Stuart Cowie, Life's head of education, said: For example, Life has been critical of literature about contraception distributed by the sexual health charity, Brook. They will sit alongside each other at the forum.
Contraceptive services for under 25s | Guidance and guidelines | NICE
Progress and priorities — working together for high quality sexual health. The findings about the spread of STIs continue to be a particular challenge for public health. Moreover, the teenage pregnancy rate in the UK, when compared to other European countries, is still high, even though it has dropped to its lowest in 20 years. Inequalities in the provision of sexual healthcare needs to be tackled head-on. These groups are known to the local authorities and social services.