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Challenges of children sexuality education, A narrative Review
Mahtab Razavinejad , Mahsa Sadat Mousavi *
Community Health Research Center, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran , mousavi1315@gmail.com
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Introduction: Sexuality education is an action that takes place from the early stages of human life with the aim of balanced and proportional growth of sexual instinct. The purpose of this research is to determine the challenges of sexuality education of children by the family, school and other relevant institutions.
Methods: This is a review study, using the keywords of children and family and sexulity education and schools in domestic and foreign databases such as Google Scholar, SID, Science Direct, Magiran during the years 1395-1401 and 2016 to 2022, 72 articles obtained; 17 articles related to having the inclusion criteria were examined. It should be noted that the exclusion criteria of the articles were considered to be out of time and irrelevant.
Findings: Children's education is one of the main concerns of families, educational centers and teachers. Sexuality education is one of the important aspects of education that has been neglected, so mothers, schools and teachers play an important role in teaching this matter. basic challenges such as not answering sexual questions, lack of knowledge, the desire to protect the innocence of children, access to mobile, phones, Internet and satellite and lack of access to books and suitable educational programs have been faced, but unfortunately, mothers and educational trainers do not have enough awareness and knowledge to deal with these challenges.
Conclusion: In general, considering that sexuality education is considered one of the most important issues in children's education and always faces many challenges, therefore, it is necessary to conduct a lot of researches in this field and create educational programs that are appropriate to culture and beliefs for children, family and teachers. Therefore, basic steps should be taken to analyze the problems and challenges and questions in today's family and society.
Keywords: Children, family, sexuality education, school
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: midwifary
Received: 2023/01/29 | Accepted: 2023/04/24 | Published: 2023/08/1

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