Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSex education

Topic: Sex education

Indian Instagram influencers say, let’s talk about sex. Foreplay, semen, hair—no taboos

A virtual army of women like Seema Anand, Maya’s Amma, Dr Cuterus is slowly helping people remove the cloak of ‘Bharatiya sanskriti’ and embrace their sexuality.

‘Anti-sanskaar and anti-sharam’: How sex wellness brands are redefining pleasure in India

In India, sex revolves around 'penetration' but brands are promoting new, intimate and pleasurable bedroom experiences. Even 'dadajis and dadijis' are interested.

The hidden world of ‘Gandii Baat’ casts lights on India’s erotic fantasies and desires

Gandii Baat came out in 2018, but is almost unknown among English-speaking audience in metropolitan India. And its runaway success makes it clear that sex is never just sex

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.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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