In the Netherlands, where students begin to receive some form of sex education in primary school, the teenage pregnancy rate is one of the lowest in the world, and nine out of ten adolescents reported using contraceptives the first time they had sex.The prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV in the country is also low.It’s also crucial for teaching young people about respect, boundaries, and self-advocacy.
The chief minister of West Bengal, for instance, publicly accused a gang-rape victim of fabricating her story, while the chief of a major political party opposed capital punishment for rape because “boys will be boys…they make mistakes.” The chief minister of Haryana, the state with the most lopsided sex ratio in the country, remarked in an interview that “If a girl is dressed decently, a boy will not look at her in the wrong way,” a sentiment that ministers in several other states have echoed, time and again.
However, there has been a critical shift in discourse.
Fatigue is one of the common effects of low testosterone.
If this happens with you regularly, if you are tired all the time despite sleeping for 6-8 hours, consider getting yourself checked by a consultant.2.
Following the horrifying 2012 gang rape of a student aboard a moving bus in Delhi, thousands took to the streets for several days of protests, demanding strict action against perpetrators and safety for women.
Since then, debates and discussions about gender equality and sexual violence have moved to the forefront, and there’s been an increase in reporting crimes against women to both the police and to the media.
Women are regularly subject to sexual harassment on the streets and on public transportation; in surveys on street harassment, Indian women admitted that they have stopped going out in public, paid more to travel by private cabs, and even quit their jobs altogether to avoid facing harassment in public.
Among the recent news of brutal rapes and assaults in India was the report of a woman being dragged out of her car, thrashed, and threatened by a group of men for “wearing [a] short dress and roaming around with men late at night.” In many cases, responses to these incidents from communities and political leaders only serve to perpetuate the slanted belief at their core.
Changes in Sex Life: A sudden drop in your sex drive or facing problems in erection (erectile dysfunction) can be another common symptom of low testosterone.
But you should get yourself tested for other conditions as well, including heart disease or diabetes, especially if you are over 35 years of age.
The report noted that countries with large youth populations faced higher instances of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, sexual abuse, and child marriage, among other things it stressed the need to provide information and services to adequately handle those challenges.