Most of these men did not understand what consent meant or that it needed to be sought. It includes reproductive health, sexually-transmitted diseases, contraceptives, consent, gender identity, gender equality and self worth — all of which are important themes when addressing sexual violence. Together, this leads to misdirected masculinity , characterised by male sexual dominance and unequal gender attitudes and behaviour. Edition: Available editions United Kingdom. Sex education should also be a space to learn about menstruation, sexual intercourse, sexually transmitted diseases and risks of pregnancy. My own research highlights the role of education as a medium for change — and calls for the inclusion of a comprehensive sexuality education module in the school curriculum. I myself had never received any form of sex education at home or at school while growing up in India. Delhi Prison, Tihar, where I carried out my research. Building on this momentum, sexuality must now be positioned as an area of learning and not an intervention.