Speaking on the occasion, Shri C K Mishra said that India is currently home to 253 million adolescents which is largest in the world in terms of absolute numbers. He emphasized that adolescents are critical assets for future. He said that the most important aspect of the resource kit.
The Resource kit comprises of an activity book, a game, a question-answer booklet, and a Peer education diary. Some of the key points mentioned in the resource material is that it is normal for adolescents to feel attracted toward members of the same gender but it is important to have consent in all such relationships.
While the resource material seeks to do away with the stigma of same-sex attraction in adolescents, it also puts special emphasis on respect and consent. The material also focuses on the issue of contraception and gender-based violence. Some of the other issues tackled in the material are gender-based labeling and bullying.
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