Parents should educate children on reproductive health: Minister

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Jakarta (ANTARA) - Minister of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection, Bintang Puspayoga, has urged parents and schools to amended children, particularly girls, astir reproductive health.

Speaking astatine the #WeAreCommitted to Reproductive Health for Every Child lawsuit successful Jakarta connected Monday (May 29), she said that cognition of reproductive wellness is indispensable for children and young teens.

The cognition tin assistance them debar diseases, specified arsenic sexually transmitted diseases, and infertility risks, she added.

According to Puspayoga, children and young teens should beryllium educated astir taking attraction of reproductive organs, teenage improvement during puberty, the effects of pornography and unwanted gestation and abortion, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and marriageable age.

She besides highlighted the contented that immoderate girls, who precocious began menstruating, deficiency an knowing of the improvement that their bodies experience.

She said that the depression, anxiety, and embarrassment experienced by immoderate girls during their play proves that menstruation is inactive perceived arsenic a taboo that they judge should beryllium concealed.

"Menstruation is inactive perceived arsenic thing dirty, and menstruating women are perceived arsenic idiosyncratic to beryllium avoided, though menstruation is simply a mean and earthy information of a pistillate arsenic portion of their reproductive process," she explained.

Puspayoga urged parents, teachers, and boys to person amended cognition and cognition astir menstruation.

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