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HRD Ministry Of India Wants To Ban The Word 'Sex' From Syllabus In Schools

In 2007, sex education was made an important part of the course curriculum in schools of India. It is very necessary to provide sex education to teens in a country like India where talking about sex with children is considered unacceptable.
Recently, the Human Resource Development Ministry of India declared to ban the use of word 'sex' from syllabus in schools. Read on!

Source: The Telegraph

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HRD Ministry Of India Wants To Ban The Word 'Sex' From Syllabus In Schools

HRD Ministry Of India Wants To Ban The Word 'Sex' From Syllabus In Schools

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Children should be taught about sex at an early age. 

Children should be taught about sex at an early age. 

As parents are not comfortable talking about sex with kids, the schools in India must come forward to address this issue. 

However, the Human Resource Development Ministry of India declared to ban the word sex from syllabus in schools. 

However, the Human Resource Development Ministry of India
declared to ban the word sex from syllabus in schools. 

The expert panel demanded to ban the use of sex and its derivatives from the course curriculum in schools. 

The policies regarding sex education in schools demand to eradicate the use of word 'sex.' 

The policies regarding sex education in schools demand to eradicate the use of word ‘sex.’ 

The original draft submitted in May 2016 mentioned the word 'Sexual' twice. Now, the section on sex education will be condensed to just a sentence. 

Phrases like 'Sexual Health Needs' will be eradicated from the syllabus in schools. 

Phrases like ‘Sexual Health Needs’ will be eradicated from the syllabus in schools. 

There is only one reference about sex education in the policy: "The Adolescent Education Programme and National Population Education Programme need to be extended to all schools as early as possible." 

Removal of word 'sex' can't eliminate its existence from the world. 

Removal of word ‘sex’ can’t eliminate its existence from the
world. 

But the change was made as the word 'Sex' might offend some people. Really!

Children can't be shielded from these words. 

Children can’t be shielded from these words. 

Thus, it would be better to provide proper sex education in schools of India. 

It's time to get mature about this issue.

It's time to get mature about this issue.

Instead of considering sex education as a taboo subject, it's time to discuss openly about it. 

India is progressing in every aspect. 

India is progressing in every aspect. 

So, it makes no sense to step backwards instead of dealing with this controversial subject. 

BJP has always been suspicious about the adolescent education programme in schools. 

BJP has always been suspicious about the adolescent education programme in schools. 

According to 2009 report by Rajya Sabha committee, senior BJP politician Venkaiah Naidu prohibited the depiction of genital areas and condoms in books. 

The original draft mentioned about unprotected sex and its consequences on health. 

The original draft mentioned about unprotected sex and its consequences on health. 

But ministry officials protested against it. A source explained, "They said that words like 'sex' or 'sexual' could not be allowed and the section had to be condensed into just one sentence." 

Barring word 'sex' from course curriculum is an absurd decision. 

Barring word ‘sex’ from course curriculum is an absurd
decision. 

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