| Published: December 25, 2016
“To Talk or Not To Talk”: Parents Perspectives on Sex Education
Sex education is a crucial facet of health education. Sex education can help improve parent-child communication on sexuality and help in preventing instances of rape and sexual abuse in future. The goals of the present study were to gain a deeper insight on the attitudes of parents towards sex education and to apprehend the differences in the attitudes they have towards sex education. The target population of the present study included 29 parents including 15 mothers and 14 fathers having children in the age group of 8-12 comprised of both genders. A qualitative method was adopted. Data was collected using semi structured interviews with parents independently. Data was analysed using thematic analysis.
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© 2016 Manjari AS, Veena N
Received: October 15, 2016; Revision Received: November 12, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016