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HIV & AIDS: Changing Social Perceptions

HIV and AIDS have been two of the most challenging health crises in recent history, with a profound impact on individuals, communities, and societies worldwide. In this article, we will explore the history of HIV and AIDS, examine the lingering homophobia, highlight recent medical breakthroughs, and suggest ways to change social perceptions while emphasizing prevention techniques.

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Debunking Myths on Pap Smears

Pap smears, often shrouded in misconceptions, are a fundamental aspect of preventive healthcare. Read this blog to learn about its significance, shedding light on its role in safeguarding your well-being. By understanding the essentials, dispelling misconceptions, and recognizing the importance of early detection, you take control of your health.

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Myths related to STIs

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are a global health concern, affecting millions of people regardless of their age, gender, race, or sexual orientation. While awareness about STIs has grown over the years, numerous myths and misconceptions continue to surround them. These myths can contribute to stigma, shame, and the spread of misinformation.

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How to navigate boundaries in family dynamics?

In the tapestry of our modern society, family bonds are strong and affectionate. Hugs, kisses, and physical touch are an integral part of our culture. However, just like any other aspect of life, it’s important to strike a balance and set boundaries when it comes to physical touch, (even within the family!)
In this article, we will take a look into how we can draw these boundaries while preserving the warmth and love that defines our families.

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Empowering Children and Teenagers about Consent

Most of us have been in that place at some point where after seeing a cute baby or child, we try to hold and kiss that person. Do we remember ever considering their consent before doing so? As kids, we might also have been in that exact situation, giving in because we had no idea what to do otherwise.

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Marriage is not a license to sex! The concept of marriage has changed with time, it is no longer the indisputable holy sacrament. Individual respect and dignity hold a lot of importance in a relationship. But do the laws of our country, believe and support the same?
Read more, to find out!

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