Join our host Selma Ndasilohenda Iyambo as she sits down with Ricky Howaseb, a third-year Education student at the International University of Management (IUM). Ricky is an advocate of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Trainer (CSE), and a Social Reform and Justice Advocate whose mission is to “Actively shape the future he envisioned for a progressive and inclusive society.”
In this episode, Ricky sheds some light on how his sexual journey as a young person living in an African household from a male perspective. He shares how he was able to navigate his way around conversations that his society considered taboos being discussed as well as those that his parents found uncomfortable to discuss.
Ricky narrates his story about how he best tried to obtain information from his parents without having to come off as too sexual. Furthermore, he shares tips on how he best took care of himself as per the phrase “Take care of yourself” that his mum said to him when she sent her off to the capital to further his studies. Lastly, Ricky shared his dream for Namibia and Africa as a whole in terms of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights.