Many countries in Latin America have enacted legislation andpolicies promoting sex education and sexual health services for young people,but implementation has been slow, the Inter Press Service (IPS) reports. IPStracked compliance to a commitment signed by Latin American health ministers in2008. By 2015, the principal goals were to reduce by 75 percent the number ofschools lacking comprehensive sex ed and by 50 percent the number of youngpeople without access to sexual health services.

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