Breaking Taboos photo book


Globally, young people account for 40% of new HIV infections.

In India and Bangladesh cultural taboos have resulted in a pervasive silence when it comes to sexual and reproductive health issues, making it difficult for young people to access information and services – or for services to even exist.

Through photos, and the stories of Chitra, Rita and Shamim, among others, see how when armed with enthusiasm, passion and the facts, young people can play a pivotal role in changing attitudes and influencing policy.