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What was covered in the sex education seminars?
Topics like puberty, the male and female reproductive system. In addition, topics like sexual
wellness, AIDS and HIV were also covered. Special emphasis was given to topics like
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How was it taught?
Most of the topics were taught with the help of a book called “Healthline”. The weeklong
sessions were conducted by my high school biology teacher in collaboration with our
Did it change your perspective about sex?
Yes, of course it did! I learnt about the importance of respecting each other’s body as well
as respecting our own. I also became aware of how important it is to take care of our sexual
wellbeing. The importance of sex keeps evolving over time and it’s crucial that we
understand that there is more to sex than just the act itself. It also made me aware of the
consequences that can befall an individual or their partner if proper care isn’t taken.
Should Sex Ed be made compulsory?
I feel that sex education should be made compulsory for all students for the simple reason
that they get the RIGHT kind of information and don’t use unreliable sources for
information. Porn is for entertainment not for educational purposes.
Advice to someone who hasn’t got formal sex ed?
Talk to an elder or a senior if you want to know more about sexual wellbeing. Do not rely on
porn or movies or random internet websites for this kind of information. Only trust reliable
sources and people.
If you had to change something in your sex ed curriculum, what would it be?
I would have liked to know more about periods and how they have an impact on a women’s
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