Poverty, Adolescent Sexuality, and the Shadow of AIDS: A Study of Female Motor Park Workers in Lagos, Nigeria
Young people in Nigeria, like their counterparts in the rest of Africa, are experiencing an increasingly wider interval between sexual debut and marriage due to rising age at marriage and probably also decreasing age at sexual debut. As a result of their high level of sexual activity, young people today constitute a particularly vulnerable group to the risks of unwanted pregnancy, as well as sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV.
KeywordsSexual Harassment Risky Sexual Behavior Child Labor Sexual Relation Sexual Debut
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