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| Published: December 25, 2016

“To Talk or Not To Talk”: Parents Perspectives on Sex Education

Manjari AS

M. Sc Student, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.109/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.109

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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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.109/20160401

10.25215/0401.109

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016