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"Sex education should start from the kindergarten age," he said.
"Every child should have full knowledge about sexual characteristics so that they can protect themselves and especially learn they have the ability to say no." Gouya agrees that the young should have sex education.
That has led to growing uncomfortable questions in the Islamic Republic, where sex outside of marriage is prohibited and those who practice it can face arrest and severe punishment.
I can say this stigma and discrimination is the biggest problem they are facing." Khosro Mansourian, who leads the Reviving Values aid group, said sex education and better understanding can help solve that.
Lately, Tehran has seen a quiet move toward so-called "white marriages," or couples living together before being married even though it remains illegal.
Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's chief of staff, has criticized the practice, warning the "loose generation" that its offspring will "be illegitimate." Widespread access to satellite television, which in theory remains banned by authorities, also offers young Iranians access to images of Western culture, as does the internet.
But her worries, as well as those of her aid group called Reviving Values, are not confined these days just to those sharing needles to inject heroin that comes across the border from Afghanistan's thriving opium trade. 27, 2017 photo, Mahboobeh Zeinali, who is HIV-positive, attends an acting class at Reviving Values aid group institute in Tehran, Iran.
"Everybody has a very bad attitude toward this disease," she says.