Parents: Sex education to your children is vitalPublish Date: Jan 20, 2014

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News from New Vision:

By Ashiraf Ssebandeke

The schooling children are in the longest holiday of the year. It is assumed that parents are having discussions with them on almost every topic of their lives. But it is not the case; very few children are receiving attention from their “working” parents and most children, irrespective of their age from a baby class child to a high school graduate watch movies and soaps from sunrise to sunset.

I found two young children watching a Western (Hollywood) movie and a scene about sex was going to happen next, they both covered their faces. These two kids knew that the next action was going to be about sex.  When I asked them how they knew they could not give me an answer.

I was so inquisitive to know whether they have received any kind of sex education. Their answer was no, they neither received education from parents nor teachers.

According to a report, “Protecting the next generation in Uganda: New Evidence on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs”, published by Guttmacher Institut……………. continues on New Vision

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News from Economic Times:

(Instead of imparting theoretical…)

By Uma Shashikant

I received a strange phone call last week. A parent wanted to know if I could attend her son’s 10th birthday and speak to the group about finance and money. She was convinced that it was the right time to teach her son about money and sounded earnest. The call had a flood of ideas rushing to my mind about children and money. Most parents are righteous and earnest, but wrong. Where are we going wrong and how should we teach kids about money? Many parents begin their children’s financial education with pocket money.

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