Boys are being targeted by an "eye-opening" online sex-education game aimed at combating teenage pregnancies and sexually-transmitted infections (STIs).
The free PC download entitled Privates, to be launched by Channel 4 Education next year, promises to be "rude, funny and eye-opening, as well as being very educational".
It follows a Doing Better For Children report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) naming the UK as having the fourth-highest teenage pregnancy rate after Mexico, Turkey and the US.
Channel 4 says one of the reasons for producing the game is that medical and health information can often be dry and difficult to understand.
It says: "It doesn't help that chlamydia and gonorrhoea are also two of the words that are hardest to spell in the English language, so Googling for information can be problematic."
Chlamydia is the most common STI in the UK, with 16 to 24-year-olds making up 65% of all new cases last year and 55% of new cases of genital warts.
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