‘Ako ay May Titi’: Children’s book aims to educate boys on genital care
MANILA, Philippines — Local publishing house Lampara Books has recently published a new children’s book that seeks to educate young Filipino boys on the proper care of their private body parts.
Written by Genaro R. Gojo Cruz with illustrations by Beth Parrocha, the book titled “Ako ay May Titi” also aims to encourage more open discussion on “sensitive” topics such as the penis.
“Ang mga bagay na hindi alam ng mga bata ay hindi nila mapahahalagahan at maiingatan. Tulad ng mga mata na hindi dapat tusukin, at mga kamay na dapat laging hugasan, may mga iba pa tayong bahagi ng katawan na dapat kilalanin at bigyang pansin,” Lampara books wrote.
Ang mga bagay na hindi alam ng mga bata ay hindi nila mapahahalagahan at maiingatan. Tulad ng mga mata na hindi dapat…
“Nakasanayan na kasi natin na mahiya sa usapin ng bahaging ito ng katawan pero paano malalaman ng mga batang lalaki ang pag-iingat sa kanilang titi kung hindi natin sila tuturuan.” it added.
Netizens were quick to throw their support and praises for the book, which is already available online, saying that conversations about the male genitals should not become taboo anymore.
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