Contraception Study

Few modern games have benefited from such organized academic study as Contraception: The Board Game. Sarah Bagshaw, a Masters student in Population Health at the University of Manchester, worked with a group of 16 youth to investigate the game’s potential impact on teenagers’ knowledge, skills, and behavior towards sexual relationships. Her report—published at the website of Contraception Education Limited—found that young people were comfortable playing the game, and also found that the game was valuable in facilitating open discussion about sex, relationships, and sexually transmitted diseases.

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