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Sex education, breaking gender stereotypes in Modi govt’s new school curriculum

The ‘Health and Wellness Curriculum’ doesn’t call it ‘sex education’, but uses creative ways to teach children about adolescent health, including puberty.
The draft NEP states that sex education will be included in the curriculum of secondary schools. (Representative Image) | Tete-de-moine.com

RSS-backed body says no need for sex education, doesn’t want it in New Education Policy

RSS affiliate Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas doesn’t want sex education to be mandatory for all students. Instead, it is advocating need-based counselling.
Movie review of Khandaani Shafakhana

This Sonakshi Sinha film wants to fight sanskaari India’s views on sex

Khandaani Shafakhana sets out with all the right elements, to do the right thing, but takes too long to get to the point.
Protests by college students and various organisations in Pollachi

There’s only one way to tackle India’s sexual violence epidemic – sex education

Unless Indians have conversations about sexuality, the issue of sexual abuse will never be addressed.
A classroom | flickr

Coming soon in Indian classrooms: Sex education 2.0

Specially trained teachers and peer educators, chosen from among the students, will be the pivots of the 22-hour programme that will centre on role play and activities to bring home the message.

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Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses soldiers during his visit to Ladakh, at Nimu, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

PM Modi sends message to China from Ladakh: ‘Age of expansionism is over’

PM Modi arrived in Leh Friday morning. He interacted with personnel from the ITBP, Air Force and the Army in Nimu and asserted Ladakh is a part of India.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.