Research Associate, Guttmacher InstituteMelissa Stillman joined the Guttmacher Institute in 2013. Her main research interests include adolescent sexual and reproductive health behaviors and needs, sexuality education, fertility intentions and contraceptive use among couples and abortion in developing countries. She is a member of the Population Association of America, the Asian Population Association and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. Ms. Stillman received her master of science in public health with a focus on population, family and reproductive health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012.
Comprehensive sex education is an important way to help students make good, healthy choices. Unfortunately Kenyan schools’ efforts are failing.