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The 2015 #GYMO Outreach at Bishop Cipriano Kihangire SS

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Bethany High School GYMO outreach

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majority Did you know that the vast majority of young people learn about sexual matters and HIV through their friends? Source: UNICEF

Senga

"How does menstruation occur?"

"Menstruation or sometimes referred to as periods is the monthly flow of blood from the uterus through the vagina in all girls.  During your menstruation cycle, the eggs in the ovaries mature and the lining of the uterus thickens to prepare for a possible pregnancy.  About half way the cycle, a mature egg leaves the ovary and this happens about once a month. This is called ovulation. The egg travels through the fallopian tubes towards the uterus and when it’s not fertilized, the linings of the uterus are shed and blood comes out at the end of your cycle.  The…"

"Is love the same as lust?"

"No. Lust is having very strong sexual feelings for someone while Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It can refer to an emotion of a strong attraction and personal attachment. Lust is solely based on physical attraction and fantasy although being in love doesn’t exclude lust, infact lust can lead to love. When you’re falling in love, it’s often tough to tell the difference between the two, especially if it’s the first time you’ve experienced such intense emotions. Here are some of the signs of love and lust to…"

"Am I too young to fall in love?"

"I don’t think love has anything to do with age, at any age you can have feelings for anyone. Love is love. When we talk about love, it probably means that we don’t feel completely loved or someone doesn’t feel loved by us. In order for love to be real, it has to be expressed as an action. There’s no doubt that young teens and even pre-teens can feel that they’re in love. It’s definitely possible to feel attracted to and affectionate towards another person, even at a young age. No one but you can define the feelings that you…"

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