Sex Education in Pakistan – A Necessity

“What cannot be talked about cannot be put to rest. And if it is not, the wounds will fester from generation to generation”. Sex education has long since been a controversial topic in Pakistan. The word ‘sex’ is enough to make the common man perceive you as an abomination of society, someone from whom your children should be kept away. It is therefore unsurprising that sexual health education is not part of the educational curriculum. However, I believe it is time to take the bull by the horns and address this topic in light of recent rape and sexual assault cases which have made frequent headlines over the past month.

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