“Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned” – Dorothy L. Nolte (1998) Growing up is difficult. We all have grown without adequate information about the challenges and changes during puberty.
Adolescents (10-14 years old) are known to have a short attention span leading towards a need to adopt creative methods to build engaging conversations on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) issues. If such methods are not entertaining and interactive for adolescents, then they might lose their interest in the discussions.
A comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) program should form an essential part of the school curriculum. Age-appropriate sexuality education not only focuses on the anatomical aspects of the body but also helps adolescents understand its physiological functions.