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Birds, bees and the big question

In the Indian education system, sex education isn't the only subject with gaps. Far too many Indians are functionally illiterate, and far too many drop out during middle school

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demographic dividend | Bengaluru | BS Opinion

Devangshu Datta 



Devangshu Datta

When schools in inspected students’ bags for cellphones, they discovered many Class X students also carried contraceptive pills and condoms. This suggests remarkable good sense on their part. Yes, underage sex is illegal. But if minors are going to indulge in sex, it’s better by far that it’s safe sex.

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2022. 22:37 IST

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