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Fun, interactive toolkit for sex and gender education in India

Iesha Learning

We are India's first comprehensive solution for adolescent puberty, sexuality, and gender education - we've developed a fun, positive course on puberty, growing up, and gender that teachers and facilitators can use to change the attitudes and behaviors of pre-teens in high and low income schools across India.

Creating a Gender-Equal India

13 year old boy, Mumbai, India
“Before, I used to think that I should get the girl at any cost, by forcing her or doing anything. But after you taught us, my mind changed completely. Now if a girl says "no," I will not feel sad, and I will not force her. I will accept it and move on.”

13 year old boy, Mumbai, India

We are breaking the oldest and deepest taboo in India - gender and sex -  and changing the lives of 600,000 pre-teens across the country. 

Through 15+ hours of interactive media, games, discussions, and worksheets, we are changing behaviors of pre-teens and teens including demonstrably preventing rape culture, inculcating wonder and joy for girls around their menstrual cycle, and creating a classroom atmosphere of respect and empathy for all students.

The content can be run by any facilitator with minimal training, to bring accurate, rich, and positive information to their students about love, bodies, and relationships.

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Innovation Overview
10 - 16
Age Group
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Slide projector and One tablet or computer
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Nilima Achwal
HundrED Review

Iesha Learning is India's first, biggest, and friendliest provider of sex education and gender content for boys and girls, including puberty, love, menstruation, menstrual hygiene, emotional changes, reproduction, sexual health, consent, gender sensitisation, girl empowerment and education, and more!


Check out our impact on our website:


Delivering revolutionary sex education to 600,000 students across India.


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Please kindly inform how many children have been benefited from the program so far?
Bastian Barnbeck


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