Published in AIDS Weekly, December 8th, 1997
Researchers at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences who surveyed 966 students aged 15 to 22 say the results show sex education should be mandatory in Indian high schools. Objections from conservatives have kept comprehensive sex and AIDS education programs out of most schools.
Leena Abraham, principal investigator for the Tata study, presented it at a workshop. She said the anonymous students who filled out her questionnaires over the last two years knew about AIDS and how the virus that causes the disease is spread, but most...
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