Adolescent Health & Growth
•Adolescence is a very important stage in each person’s life.It is characterized by many physical,psychological and emotional changes.It is also a period of confusion and rebelliousness among the individuals.
•Adolescents constitute 22% of the country’s population.They require attention, guidance and friendly counseling.Without awareness of the changes, the reason for changes and guidance on making the right choices, they often fall prey to vices and unsafe sex resulting in unwanted pregnancies.
•It is to be noted that the country has a huge burden of vector-borne diseases which are largely related to poor drainage, solid waste management and lack of education and use of even the available infrastructure.
•The need of the time is to educate, empower and create awareness among adolescents – male and females irrespective of education,location or religion.They must be guided in a way that they find interesting and applicable in real life.
Objectives & Target Audience
•To spread awareness and educate adolescents for reproductive and sexual health to curb STDs,unwanted pregnancies and abuse.
Problem Areas For Adolescents & Teens
•No understanding of the effect of hormones on their moods, sexuality and aggression.
•Near total lack of communication with family.
•Easily swayed by peer pressure into vices.
•Lack of awareness of sexual health, STDs etc.
•Lack of adequately informative educational material
•Fear of lack of privacy while getting guidance.
•Lack of know how on reproduction & conception leading to unwanted & untimely pregnancies & many times unsafe abortions.
Impact Girls & Boys Between 12 To 18 Years In Area Of :
•Better Health – Wellness
•Cleanliness – Hygiene
•Optimum Growth & Development
•Avoiding Negative Habits & Take Up Positive Ones
•Understand Reproductive Health
•Positivity & Contribution To Family & Society