Originally posted by BFM 89.9 Radio
Juliana Ooi’s social enterprise, X Ed Malaysia, tackles reproductive and social health. In 2019, she received a Merdeka Award Grant to produce a tool kit to assist young parents engage in “active parenting” to help their children learn both survival and life skills on those very topics of reproductive and social health. Juliana is also one of the winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders organised by Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and has volunteered as a trainer in reproductive and social health since she was 22. She joins us to share more about her work, and to explain the role parents play in providing their children with comprehensive sex education, to ensure their child’s health and safety.