The reproduction-related aspects in which counselling should be provided at the school levels are as follows:
i. Providing correct information to the young children so that children don’t believe in myths or develop misconceptions about sex-related aspects.
ii. Detailed information about reproductive organs, adolescence and related changes, safe and hygienic sexual practices, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), AIDS, etc., would help children and people, especially those in the adolescent age group to lead a reproductively healthy life.
iii. Creating awareness of problems due to uncontrolled population growth, social evils like sex-abuse and sex-related crimes, etc.
iv. Educating people about available birth control options
v. Creating awareness of taking care of pregnant mothers, post-natal care of mother and child,
vi. Educating people about the importance of breastfeeding, equal opportunities for the male and female child.
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