IT is rather surprising that certain states are reluctant to go ahead with sex education. As a psychology graduate, I strongly believe that sex education is needed in schools.

It is only after hearing about teen pregnancies and rape cases have people come to be open about it. Sex education may be implemented in schools but how are we going to deliver the message and when do we start educating children?

In my opinion, sex education could be as simple as teaching a five-year-old what is private and public. They can colour pictures of private organs and be taught who can touch them.

Also, teach them who they can turn to when they have problems with people or anything regarding their private parts.

Research has been done on sex education and if we want to move toward to be a First World nation, this is definitely one step we should take. SITRA PANIRSHEELUAM, Subang Jaya.

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