Educate your children about sexual matters- Mrs. Brown.
At this year’s International Youth Day under the theme “Investing in the youth-Involving regional strategies for effective adolescent sexual reproduction health service delivery” at Abura Dunkwa, the district capital of Abura Asebu Kwamankese, Ghana.
Mrs. Julian Brown of Plant Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) gave the advice at where she addressed parents, guardians and the youth about the misconceptions of family planning. She advised parents to be bold enough to discuss issues relating to sexual activities with their adolescent children, to enable them to understand and appreciate its implications before their minds are polluted by their peers.
According to Mrs. Brown, children, particularly, the adolescent ones, tend to learn a lot from their peers and colleagues most of the time, and this has dire consequences on their lives.
She stated that if parents are able to educate their adolescent children on sexual reproduction, they will be better informed and shun what they will be hearing from outside.”Many young girls, who could have become responsible adults and mothers to contribute their quota to society and national development, have their lives derailed because of ignorance.