International Journal of Home Science
2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 2, PART D
Life skill based education for sustainable future of adolescent girls
Author(s): Deepika Anand and R. K. Anuradha
Adolescence is a period of transition between childhood and adulthood that occupies a crucial position in the life of human beings. This period is an important physiological phase of life characterized by an exceptionally rapid rate of growth and development. Good nutritional status, positive health and healthy eating habits are important stepping stones among adolescent girls for health promotion and disease prevention. Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. These skills are usually associated with managing and living better quality of life by accomplishing adolescent’s ambitions. Life skills enable individuals to translate knowledge, attitudes and values into actual abilities. Life skills as an approach is designed to enhance efforts to positively develop or change behaviour related to healthy functioning in society.
How to cite this article:
Deepika Anand, R. K. Anuradha. Life skill based education for sustainable future of adolescent girls. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(2):213-217.