This gorgeous Kuwaiti influencer has sparked outrage in her home country after suggesting sex education should be included in the school curriculum to help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
Beautiful model and fashion influencer Rawan Bin Hussain, who boasts 4.9 million Instagram followers, made the comments on her Snapchat account.
Hussain, who attended law school in the UK and currently lives in London, said: “We should have sex education as a principle module being taught as part of the curriculum for adolescents at an early age.”
The curvy model, who is also the founder of a Matte Liquid Lipstick brand called House of Rawan, added: “In our conservative societies, even our mothers don’t sit us down to explain because even they may sometimes [do] not know enough [about sexually transmitted diseases].”
Sex education is not included in the curriculum in the Arab world and discussing the topic is considered a taboo. As such, Hussain’s comments prompted a mixed response.
One netizen defended her by saying: “I think what she’s saying is right. It’s better to be educated on sex at school than on porn sites. 1000-per cent stand with her.”
A Snapchat user wrote: “So she said one thing that caused all this outrage but nobody seems to be enraged by an increase in sexual harassment against women?”
Another comment read: “What exactly will they be taught? How to kiss?”
Another Snapchat user commented: “Rawan is exaggerating about these diseases… they are very rare in our region.”
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