How to promote sexual health and hygiene?

Responses 3

  • Upasana Sengupta
    Upasana Sengupta   Sep 08, 2017 12:56 PM

    Hey there! 

    Your concern is genuine. India is still developing and with all its progress and prosperity, we still cannot deny that many parts of our country are aloof of any help and schemes of the government. Sexual health and diseases is one of the most active cause that our country, infact, the whole world is dealing with.

    It would be wrong to say that nothing has been done on the topic.

    • Sex education has been obligatorily included in primary levels.
    • Various sanitation facilities have been introduced in various villages.
    • The availability of sanitary napkins for girls was a big step to this cause.
    • Removing all charges from condoms, saw a steep decline in STDs .
    • The campaigning programmes on 'Safe Sex' and 'HIV AIDS' was a big step towards awaring the population. 
    • Funding for free pre- and post-natal pregnant mothers' health and child care, is responsible for the decrease in infant mortality. 
    • Involving a list of big names (Amitabh Bachhan, Vidya Balan etc) helped in attracting more minds.

    Nonetheless, we should also actively participate in aiding the cause in whichever way possible. We should organise workshops and campaigns in schools and colleges, especially in the slum areas, to educate people about the sex-transmitted diseases and sexual health. We should spread awareness about the statistical figures, and the different facilities provided by the government.

    We should all come forward in helping India develop and let all its children reach its advantages.

  • Priya Parwani
    Priya Parwani   Sep 03, 2017 12:22 AM


    Hope you doing well. Its correct that there are still various regions of our nation where people are unware of sexual health and problems regarding to that. Following things can be done to solve the problem:

    1) NGOs should tie up together and should spread awareness to each and every town and village possible.

    2) Government should take organise various medical health camps in the towns and village and there should be free check ups.

    3) There should be good medical facilities in Villages, so that in case of any emergency they can seek help.

    4) The stigma regarding sexual health should be removed by creating different campaign by both government and NGOs.

    5) Proper education should be given in schools to young children regarding this.

    These things can surely solve or help to solve the problem.

  • Ayushi Jolly
    Ayushi Jolly   Aug 30, 2017 07:22 PM

    Hey there. I hope you are doing well.

    India is still a developing country and we have so much more to look after that psychological health is overlooked and not given due importance. I totally agree on the importance of sexual health and habits anywhere.They can actually lead to fatal effects if overlooked.However,now-a-days we cannot toatlly say that no efforts are put in.There are so many schemes run by the government to protect women,sexually.Also,so many workshops and helpdesks have been conducted and places respectively, in schools and at primary levels that we tend to have growing awareness for the same.Also,when we look at things from adult perspectives,the mentality is also changing gradually and people,at least young adults,to point out have started using protections and measures to ensure sexual safety.Also,the parents of our generation's kids have become liberal and do not hesitate in telling the know-hows of sexual activities and make the child sure that if anything ever goes wrong,they will be there. So,there has been a shift in attitude,though gradual but being such a sensitive topic,things do take their own time and I believe in the near future we might have more knowledged rate as compared to present.