Sex Education for People with Disabilities: Myths and Reality

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Mrs. Aditi Gupta, Prof. Vandana Goswami


The stigma around providing sex education to the youth in India has been difficult to remove. The importance of sex education to youth has become a key topic and work is being done in this direction by researchers. After analysing researches around this topic it has been found that among the youth, people with disability are more ignored when it comes to sex education. The society has created myths to justify their not providing sex education to youth with disability discerning their eye towards the reality. This paper aims to take into account these myths and find ways to overcome these myths to provide the real picture of sex education.

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