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Prakash Kothari

India’s premier sexologist is the first Asian to get the most coveted award in his field

Prakash Kothari
Prakash Kothari
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Did you expect to win this award while in Spain?
When the announced – "This year's award goes to the Land of Kamasutra" – I was floored. I am the first Asian to be honoured with this award.

Despite being the land of Kamasutra, why do sexual myths abound in India?
Up to the 13th century, sex education was imparted very freely. But when foreigners invaded, safety came first on the agenda and sex, last. Once misconceptions crept in, they multiplied and were handed down from one generation to another.

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