Myth: masturbating can make you blind or infertile. If this were true, there would be many more blind people and many fewer children!
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“I was introduced to my future husband by email, met him for the first time on Skype and married him two months later,” says Divya.
Divya got married two years ago to a match arranged by her father’s friend. According to her even though an arranged marriage doesn’t sound like the most romantic thing in the world, it’s the best decision she has made in her life.
Sex is polluting the environment, says US author Stefanie Iris Weiss. The answer? “Go green between the sheets.”
That’s the title of her book on how to “make your love life sustainable”. She thinks sex is great for the planet - but only if it’s green.
“Cutting my tubes is like ending my virility” protests one Rwandan man, who’s unhappy with a new government campaign.
Rwanda’s population is growing too fast for the country to cope. So the government’s decided to encourage men to have a vasectomy. But there’s plenty of resistance to the idea.
People who get themselves sterilised in a district of Rajasthan, northern India, stand a chance of winning a TV, a food processor, a motorbike or even a Tata Nano car.
The local government is offering lottery tickets to men and women who have the operation because it wants to meet its sterilisation target, AFP reports.
Eighty percent of women in India undergo sterilisation as a birth control method, the Earth Policy Institute revealed.
They usually opt for a tubectomy when they’re only in their mid-20s. People aren’t aware of alternative contraception methods, says public and community health professional Dr Payal Laad. And men just aren’t willing to get involved in family planning.
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