Jewel Taylor has introduced a bill to prohibit marriages between same-sexes in Liberia and make homosexuality a first-degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
An interesting, self-explanatory piece on why it is important to establish a comfortable environment of communication while talking to children and the youth about Sex.
The article is an attempt to understand rape as an act and the social and psychological factors that leads a person to commit such a crime. The writer further contextualizes rape to certain situation where it is not a mere act of violence, but an expression of male power and authority.
Sex education is India is still a taboo. People prefer ignorance over awareness. The most viable solution to keep the youth aware of one’s sexual health is to introduce SEX EDUCATION in the school curriculum
The article traces the increasing trend of expression of sexuality in public spheres in various pockets of the Indian society. The writers emphasizes on the need for sex education in such a scenario and sheds light on some of the complexities involved in this process.
Sex education is particularly important for a county like India, which has an alarmingly high rate of child marriages like many other developing economies of south Asia and countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
From the disgusted looks on the faces of their parents at the time of their birth to the discrimination faced by them at workplace, intersex people have to go through a lot of discrimination.
The knowledge on sexuality for most of today’s Indian youth is (sadly) limited to Internet porn and those few giggly high school biology classes. We question the norms and stereotypes.
Sex has always been a taboo topic, but lately things are changing. This change is for the better, in the long run, but the transit stages have some very questionable stops.
In India, the situation of human rights is a complex one, as a result of the country's large size and tremendous diversity, its status as a developing country and a sovereign, secular, democratic republic, and its history as a former colonial territory.