Letter to Today Online: Both parents and schools continue to play a vital role in providing comprehensive sexuality education

When we saw the published opinion pieces, (“When my nine-year-old son asks about the birds and the bees”; Feb 8 and “The rightful role of parents in sex education”; Feb 14), we were heartened that this important subject is getting more air-time.

We agree that parents need to be involved in their children's sex education and that the learning can begin at a young age in age-appropriate ways.

For example, Singapore Children’s Society’s Kidzlive: I Can Protect Myself programme teaches K2 students the accurate names of private body parts and we applaud this.

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