Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies

As part of high school sex-ed programmes around the world, teachers give infant simulators to their female students, who care for the robot baby over the course of a few days.

Janette Collins, a London-based youth counselor told the Financial Times last October. “It’s the very few girls who score really well that you have to look out for.”

“In my experience they’re the ones who go off and get pregnant for real — you’ve accidentally taught them they can cope.”

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