Use of internet,

Watch movies which contain in-appropriate contents

Uncontrolled use of technology and information media

Perceived Risk of adolescents

Financial and material desire,

Peer pressure,

Wearing un-respected cloth

Fall of value





Style, time and contents of communication

Communication to start at the age of 3 years,

Communication to start at the age of 6 years

Communicate at very young age

Communication to start at the age of 7 years,

Communication to start at the age of 9 years,

Communication to start at the age of 12 years

Communicate before puberty

STIs and HIV,

Drug and alcohol use,


Associated risk aspects

Secondary sexual characteristics,

Reproductive system

Biological aspects

Self awareness,

Abstaining from sex,

Avoid temptations,

Condom and contraceptive use

Protective aspect

Caretakers lack opportune time,

Caretakers lack knowledge and skills,

Caretakers are aggressive

Caretakers are not ready to communicate to their Adolescents

Barriers to parent-child communication on sexuality

Caretakers think the child will start experimenting sexual activities,

if child ask parent may think the child has started sexual activities

Myth about communication on SRH with adolescent

It is not our tradition,

I was not taught by my parents,


Caretakers are uncomfortable going against tradition

Collaboration in raising children

within the society, Bring back the former upbringing style

We should work together

Helping our children

pass through adolescence


Controlling and monitoring children

Talk frequently,

Controlling internet use

Take actions

Caretakers should be educated,

Follow teaching of the religion,

Caretakers should have skills to talk

The importance of empowering