First sexual health curriculum launched in Pakistan

Source. ET

ISLAMABAD: Hayat-Lifeline Campaign launched Pakistan’s first curriculum regarding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) at a national conference held here on Wednesday.

The launch is an attempt to impart formal education to youngsters on SRHR.

The curriculum has been developed through close engagement of religious scholars, government officials, parents, teachers and youngsters.

The curriculum has two different levels and separate editions for boys and girls. Level One is for children aged 10-12 years, while Level Two is designed for adolescents aged 13 -15.

A number of renowned religious leaders and political personalities participated in the launching ceremony. The event was distributed in four different sessions with various speakers talking to the audience on different aspects of SRHR education.

Minister of State Education and Standards in Higher Education, Baleeg-ur-Rehman was the guest of honour at the launching ceremony.

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