The RSS linked SSUN - Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas recently stated that sex education is not a requirement for schools. We disagree.
Sonakshi Sinha’s upcoming movie Khandaani Shafakhaana revolves around getting people to talk openly about sex. Hopefully, this succeeds not just in reel life, but also in real life!
Did you ever have a sex education class in school — you know the one where they rushed through badly illustrated versions of your sexual organs and preached abstinence till marriage?
If your kid is talking about a 'difficult' topic such as intimacy between two people, it makes sense to let him or her vocalize the thoughts, instead of letting the ideas humidify in the closed spaces of the brain.
The taboo on talking about sex has made dolls for the "husband's pleasure" of us Indian women. Let's get a bit dirty and uninhibited, and talk about sex so that we know what pleasures us.
Are educational institutions in India still in the last century as far as talking about safe sex is concerned, or are they doing their bit to educate youngsters about it?
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