Conversations on consent through play

Bajaj, Shilpa (2021) Conversations on consent through play. Learning Curve (10). pp. 81-85. ISSN 2582-1644

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Sexuality is an integral part of human life. The earliest impressions relating to sex are usually formed during early childhood, often before a child is able to speak. There are various stages crucial to sexual development, such as the stages when young children observe the presence of their parents and other adults around them, when they are being toilet trained, and when they discover and show interest in their genitals. The caregivers' attitude and approach toward these interests guide the psychosexual development of children. As children continue to develop and their curiosity grows, they ask various questions related to sex, procreation and birth. During this phase of rapid growth and development, children experience and learn about their bodies. They observe gender roles and construct self-identity

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Bajaj, Shilpa
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Consent through play, Elementary education, Play and education, Early childhood educators
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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