Portal:Adolescent education

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  1. Being self-aware- In this article, the authors, Dr.Chandra-Mouli and Dr.Sunil Mehra emphasize on the importance of age-appropriate sexuality education for adolescents. Authentic information about changes taking place in their bodies and minds at puberty,helps adolescents in correcting existing misconceptions gaining a better understanding, promote self-awareness and norms that are equitable and respectful of others, by providing opportunities to discuss and reflect on thoughts and feelings, attitudes and values. At the same time, it works to build social skills needed to make responsible choices and to carry them out, by providing structured opportunities to practise those skills.