ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMME
Adolescents face a lot of mental and emotional stress due to hormonal interplay. Some of the adolescents may land up with serious problems like:
» Low self-esteem
» Isolation, rejection and depression
» Substance abuse leading to addiction
» Premarital sex
» Reproductive Tract Infections (RTIs)
» Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
» Physical and sexual abuse
» Unintended pregnancies
» Gender discrimination
It is a matter of serious concern and there is a need to develop a positive attitude regarding these issues. These problems are being constantly discussed to evolve strategies for fighting against them. Keeping the rapidly changing social scenario and life style in view, NIOS has decided to initiate a program called AEP.
learners with concern AIs : – Issuing Prospectus at the prescribed cost
» Being active partner in all the activities proposed by NIOS headquarters, use all the AEP related materials sent by NIOS headquarter,
» Remaining in constant touch with study centres to ensure proper use of all AEP related material,
» Organising AEP related programme at the Regional Centres as well as encourage Study Centres to organize such programmes.