News from the Global South

Movie On Third Gender Just Happened: Sivan

, 11/26/2005

Hindustan Times - India, November 26, 2005 Director Santosh Sivan, whose film Navarasa on third gender released Friday, hopes youngsters will now look at this fringe community very differently.

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When Teachers Turn Shy, To Whom Do Students Turn?

, 11/26/2005

Ludhiana Newsline - Ludhiana, India, November 26, 2005 Teachers are so reluctant to discuss sex matters with students that they leave out the academic portion with lesson on reproduction, says DPI (Secondary).

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Durex Is Fine, But Is India Ready For Sex Toys?

, 11/24/2005

Indiatimes News Network - India, November 24, 2005 When it comes to making love, Indians are not only the safest but are also the most committed to their partners and do not find their sex life monotonous, according to Durex Global Sex Survey.

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Genital Infection Troubles Chinese Women At Reproductive Age

, 11/24/2005

Xinhuanet - Beijing, China, November 24, 2005 Among the 250 million married women at reproductive age in China, more than half suffer from genital infection, said Li Honggui, vice-president of Chinese Demography Society (CDS) Thursday.

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Sexual Abuse Rears its Ugly Head in City Schools

, 11/20/2005

Times of India - Hyderabad, India, November 20, 2005 Although corporal punishments are a thing of the past in Hyderabad schools, many children complain of various other modes of 'disciplinary actions' in schools. Now, a more pressing problem is on the rise as many cases of sexual abuse are also coming to fore.

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