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Young people in Pakistan are faced with many challenges, and one of these is a lack of information on their most basic human rights. Within the context of Sexual,Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) Pakistani youth is prone to a lack of self-awareness and hence societal exploitation. At the very basic level, youth are unaware of their body and its functions, being unable to protect themselves from abuse or forming unhealthy perceptions of relationships that are meant to be empowering and beneficial. The scope of such lack of information then goes on to include the larger picture- early forced marriages, child abuse, HIV, STIs.

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Does a Pap Test Hurt?

Not at all. A a pap test is just like a physical examination of the cervix and vulva where a doctor will just apply a little pressure in the region to get a sample on a swab or a special pap stick. Lie in a relaxed position and use the washroom beforehand to stay comfortable.

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What Happens when You go for a Pap Test?

The cervix is located just above your vagina, and to examine this area in detail, the doctor will ask you to lie down on your side and use an instrument called speculum to look inside the vagina.

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What is a Pap test?

A pap test is done by a doctor to check for abnormal cells in your cervix. Getting regular pap tests done is important because over time these cells can change into cervical cancer, the most common type of cancers in women perhaps after breast cancer.

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