Modes of Communication & its Effectiveness in Creating Awareness about Sexual Health among Adolescents in Ranchi District of Jharkhand

Authors : Kulbhushan Singh; Dr Harish Kumar

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 8 - August

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In India adolescents constitute about one-fifth of India’s population and are one of the biggest assets of the growing economy. Hence, its necessary to ensure that they are supported to become a vibrant, constructive force that can contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth. However, adolescence also brings with it challenges related to health, nutrition and hygiene, which are guided by variety of factors. The priority health needs of adolescents in India include awareness on Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV, substance abuse, mental health, risks with early/unwanted pregnancies etc. They require accurate and thorough knowledge on all aspects of sexual health, including contraception, STIs, and the significance of consent. To avoid unplanned births and guarantee healthy pregnancies when desired, access to reproductive health services is also essential. The study has tried to understand the various modes of information platforms being used by adolescents & tried to explore the correctness & completeness of information being provided. The study further will through an insight on what should be the SBCC strategy to address adolescents sexual health needs.

Keywords : Health Facility , Peer Educator , SBCC , Search Engine.


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