TITLE

Sex Education in the School and College Curricula: Need of the Hour

AUTHOR(S)
DATTA, SHIB SEKHAR; MAJUMDER, NILRATAN
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Sep2012, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p1362
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss sex education at public schools and colleges in India. They comment on challenges posed by a reluctance to publicly discuss sex-related issues and a concern that sex education may promote sexuality among school children. They suggest that sex education could have a positive impact on rates of HIV, other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and teenage pregnancy.
ACCESSION #
83819117

 

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