Family Life Education....R Abdullah Azad and Leena


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Family Life Education....R Abdullah Azad and Leena

  2. 2. <ul><li>Family life education-earlier known as sex education-an empowerment package for the teenagers of today. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop wholesome attitudes about inter-personal and inter-gender relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Critical evaluation of friendship, limits and boundaries in inter-gender relationship, problem solving, communication skills, the ability to cope with stresses and emotion, self awareness, creative thinking and empathy, are some of the values empowered by FLE program </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>According to the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Family Life Education is the educational effort to strengthen individual and family life through a family perspective. The objective of Family Life Education is to enrich and improve the quality of individual and his family life.&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>To know about the social, emotional and physical changes that occur within them in their growing stage. </li></ul><ul><li>Different roles, functions and maintenance of the family. </li></ul><ul><li>To maintain good relationship among the members of the family and other people of the society. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops the knowledge, values and skills which are necessary adulthood, marriage and parenthood as well as participation in community life. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>To deals with the changes in the adolescent live in their society </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to take wise decision and communicate effectively with others about all connected matters of the social behaviours. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to communicate effectively with others and make decision about all matters connected with family life, personal relationships and membership of the community. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Adolescence is the period roughly between 10-19yr, a crucial period of life during which impressions are formed and a child leaps into adulthood. </li></ul><ul><li>There will be rapid physical growth, physiological, psychological and social changes, where intense adjustment to self, family, school, work and social life has to be made. </li></ul><ul><li>Early child bearing and life threatening conditions are the main cause of death at an early age. </li></ul><ul><li>More than half the teens have unprotected sex before the age of 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Half of the people with HIV infection are below the age of 25. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>If parents refrain from dispensing information to adolescents, it can lead to misinformation, further curiosity, and mental, emotional and physical problems. </li></ul><ul><li>The adolescent girl and boy must be nurtured in an environment of dignity, love and affection, feeling of being wanted and above all educated in order to be able to grow into an active, skilled and confident child who can make definite and correct decisions. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Teaching an adolescent child will help to develop effective communication skills, assertive skills, responsible decision making, and self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage each young person to respect their own body. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can play an important role in encouraging adolescent children’s healthy sexual development and in preventing HIV and STD. </li></ul><ul><li>Sex education programmes in schools can encourage students to postpone having penetrative sex. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>They should organize awareness programmes on sex education, prevention of AIDS through schools, youth clubs, NGO’s ect:- </li></ul><ul><li>The young should be specially made aware of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>It is preferable to have sex with the life partner after marriage as multiple or changing partners often lead to HIV and AIDS infection. </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t want to engage in sex, the authority to say “NO” lies with you no matter whom the person might be. </li></ul><ul><li>One should engage in penetrative sex only with the use of condoms. </li></ul><ul><li>The youth has to think and act rationally keeping in mind their secure and health future. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The media can play an important role in creating awareness about young people’s needs, influencing public opinion and providing consistent messages as mentioned above. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>NGO’s can support parents, teachers and youth adults in discussion by arranging awareness programmes. </li></ul><ul><li>It is very important to protect our human resources – an adolescent. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing sex trade, number of divorces and alarming increase of HIV and AIDS in our society is a clear warning about the future of our youth. </li></ul><ul><li>Show the adolescent the right direction, give them proper guidance and put them on the right path without hurting their ego. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>It is a big problem in the world of today where the family units are breaking more often and the divorce rates have grown many times. </li></ul><ul><li>As family life plays a very important role in shaping you as a person, lack of security in your family life makes you a bit unstable as a person. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You