Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicSex education

Topic: Sex education

Forget Netflix’s Sex Education. A movie director taught Telangana tribal youth in a new way

It took 8 months for Uday Chauhan, ever since he set foot in a tribal hamlet, to convince 5 teenage boys and 2 girls to act in his movie.

Introducing pants for girls not enough, Indian schools need to change mindset

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Netflix’s Sex Education is the closest we’ll get to ‘that’ conversation in India, for now

Conversations about sex make Indians uncomfortable. Even in school, where we are supposed to be educated, sexual health is a chapter best not taught.

Sex education is not family planning. That’s why we built a tool for Indian teachers first

The new National Education Policy has the sex education chapter missing. And Indian textbooks don’t go beyond reproductive organs and puberty.

Yahoo! Answers was internet’s Stone Age. It was also our friend, agony aunt, and teacher

Sex-education hungry kids to conspiracy theorists — Yahoo! Answers became the internet’s first meme corner.

Young women are taking sex-ed into their own hands on YouTube

Inadequately trained teachers, material and awkwardness are making more and more young people look online for sex-ed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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