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Dissertation Chapters | Public Health | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020
Interpersonal Communication on Sexual and Reproductive Health in COVID-19 Era: An Analysis of Adolescent Girls in Urban Village of Delhi
Abstract: Introduction: Youths are the people which considered as important people for the development of the country. Despite this fact, youth health is one of the important public health problems in India over a period of time especially in the time of Covid-19. Youths are the most sensitive age groups where the body as well as the mind goes under rapid changes which getting affected by lockdown periods deficiently. The present study will explore interpersonal communication regarding sexual and reproductive health in the Covid-19 era. This is an important topic to be discussed because it is hardly talked about by scholars in the current scenario. During this quarantine time, we have seen there is a communication gap between young ones and their parents, therefore; there is some personal health problem face by young boys and girls due to not sharing with anyone. Sexual and reproductive health is a very sensitive health issue which elders should understand at the right age. Therefore; the present study looked into the physiological changes of the body or sexual and reproductive health difficulties in the age of puberty during the lockdown in the urban village of Delhi. The objective of the study is to examine what is the first experience of their body changes and what kind of advice they got from their elders which help them out from difficult situations. Many times it observed that; young girls and boys feel free to share their age of puberty with their friends and peer group but at the time of lockdown the communication gap affecting their mind.
Keywords: Interpersonal Communication, Sexual and Reproductive Health, COVID-19, Urban Village, Adolescent Girls
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,
Pages: 52 - 60