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Sex & Relationships

Adolescents and SRHR: Recent Trends

In the ever-evolving landscape of global health, the past 25 years have witnessed significant transformations in the way society addresses the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of adolescents. A recent supplement in the Journal of Adolescent Health delves into the strides made, the hurdles faced, and the critical areas that demand attention for the decade ahead. This article aims to explore the positive trends, lingering challenges, and the path forward in advancing adolescent SRHR.

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Behind Closed Doors: The Underreported Reality of Domestic Abuse in India

During our busy lives, it’s easy to overlook the shadows that loom behind closed doors. Today, we invite you to explore a topic that often stays hidden—domestic abuse in India. It’s more than just numbers; it’s about the silent struggles of countless women.
This overview touches on the different aspects of domestic abuse against women. It’s time to break the silence, challenge the stigma, and collectively work towards a brighter, safer future.

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Domestic Violence: Signs to watch for

Victims of domestic abuse tend not to recognise the signs of assault immediately, often due to personal disbelief or a lack of social support. Recognising the signs of violence is crucial to break the cycle of abuse early. Here are some important signs you must watch out for

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Roses to Red Flags: Viv and Beau’s Love Bombing in Sex Education S4

Picture this: daily “good morning” texts, surprise office flowers, and playful marriage jokes by the third date. You’re living in a Taylor Swift song, right? Well, brace yourself; you might be in the midst of a love-bombing attack. Curious to learn more? Read This Blog for insights into Viv and Beau’s story from the latest season of Sex Education, where the perils of love bombing are revealed.

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Sex Education in Indian Classrooms

Sex education in Indian classrooms faces challenges due to taboos and objections. The Adolescent FLE program needs updating with inclusive topics. Recommendations include teacher training, parental engagement, community involvement, and ongoing assessment for informed sexual health choices among Indian youth.

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Redefining Beauty: The Crucial Role of Parents

In a world where body image struggles are pervasive, parents hold a significant role in shaping their children’s self-perception. Join us on a journey into the realm of body positivity, exploring the profound influence parents have on fostering self-acceptance, resilience, and a healthy relationship with one’s own body.

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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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NO CONSENT ≠ CRUELTY

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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