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Sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa

Hilary Standing

Sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa

a review and annotated bibliography

by Hilary Standing

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Published by The Administration in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Sex customs -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Sex customs -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the Overseas Development Administration by Hilary Standing and Mere N. Kisekka.
      ContributionsKisekka, M. N., Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ18.A35 S83 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 250 p. ;
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1332995M
      ISBN 100902500368
      LC Control Number92214855

        Books; Workplace Solutions But their safe-sex behaviors are out of sync with their knowledge. According to a recent UNAIDS report, the number of new infections in sub-Saharan Africa decreased about 26% between the peak of the epidemic in and partly because of better access to antiretroviral drugs. The UNAIDS report also cites.


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Sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa by Hilary Standing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sexual Behavior of Adolescents in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa [Djamba] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When AIDS emerged in the s, it caught humankind by surprise with its pants down in a world of cultural diversity and prejudice. However. Ten contributions discuss recent research on adolescent sexual behaviors in Africa and the extent to which the behaviors create high risk for HIV/AIDS infection.

Written by scholars representing a variety of disciplines, they cover all regions of sub-Saharan Africa and discuss such topics as the timing of first intercourse, the use of Format: Hardcover.

This book provides a perspective on adolescent sexual behavior in Africa that is based on the state-of-art research methodologies. Written by an international and interdisciplinary group of scientists and covering all sub-Saharan regions, this book is a truly pan-African volume on new research on adolescent sexual behavior.

Get this from a library. Sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa: a review and annotated bibliography. [Hilary Standing; M N Kisekka; Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.].

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1. Introduction and rationale. HIV prevalence remains high in sub-Saharan Africa and reducing incidence in adolescence is critical (UNAIDS, ).The majority of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa occurs via sex and risk of infection varies by sexual behaviour, including early sexual debut (Stockl et al.,Wand and Ramjee, ), having multiple partners, and inconsistent.

Review question/objective. The objective of this review is to investigate the association between khat chewing and risky sexual behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Background. The khat plant (Catha edulis Forsk), variously referred to as khat, chat, Abyssinian tea, is a tree of the Celastraceae family and has leaves that contain alkaloids structurally related to amphetamine.

1 Khat is widely. Patterns of sexual behavior—both partner selection and particular practices—are clearly the primary determinant of the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Information on sexual behavior is needed to help project the future course of the epidemic, to develop more effective prevention strategies, and to provide baseline.

This book examines an element of reproduc- tive health in sub-Saharan Africa that is often neglected: while infertility is common in sub- Saharan Africa, it has received only piecemeal attention in research and health programmes.

The main reason is the lack of feasible, affordable. Soc Biol. Spring-Summer;41() Sexual activity before marriage in sub-Saharan Africa. Gage AJ(1), Meekers D. Author information: (1)Demographic and Health Surveys, Macro International Inc., Calverton, Maryland Throughout sub-Saharan Africa there is notable concern about the consequences of premarital sexual intercourse, such as illegal abortions and pregnancy-related.

adolescent sexual behavior in sub-Saharan Africa and how risky behaviors contribute to poor reproductive and sexual health outcomes—including unwanted preg-nancy, abortion, violence, and infection from STDs and HIV/AIDS.

A particular theme of growing concern has been the disparity in HIV infection levels between men and women in. Throughout sub-Saharan Africa there is notable concern about the consequences of premarital sexual intercourse, such as illegal abortions and pregnancy-related school dropouts, and the potential risk of HIV infection.

Using data from the Demographic and Health Surveys, the authors investigated sexua. Hoad, does an overview of time in Africa starting from the blossoming of a Christian nation in the late 19 th century, into the current 21 st century Africa views on sexuality.

The book discussed Africa in (before Christianity became their main religion) the last indigenous leader killed men for refusing to have sex with him. The strong associations between sexual abuse and substance misuse and high-risk sexual behaviour also indicate that sexual abuse could be a behavioural link to South Africa's HIV epidemic.

Although sexual abuse via penetrative contact could put a child at risk of contracting HIV, a further increase of risk appears to be the possibility that the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sexual behavior of adolescents in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa.

Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, © The United Nations has reported that 5% of adults in their prime working years (ages ) in Sub-Saharan Africa were infected with HIV in but between 11% and 26% in the nine continental. Sexual Behavior and HIV/ AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: may account for the variation in their HIV/ AIDS cases.

The estimated adult ( years) rate of people living with HIV/ AIDS at the end of was % in Swaziland and % in Niger (Avert, ).

The population size of Swaziland was million, and million for Niger. Sexual Behaviour, Aids and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa Alain Prual, MD MPH, Sunil Chacko, MD MPH, and Dieter Koch-Weser, MD PhD International Journal of STD & AIDS 2: 1, Objectives To describe the sexual and reproductive behaviour of adolescents in sub‐Saharan Africa, particularly 15‐ to 19‐year‐olds.

Methods Using DHS/AIS data (–), nine indicators of adolescent behaviour and one of adult attitudes towards condom education for adolescents were described for 24 countries.

Indicators were disaggregated by gender, urban/rural residency and. This chapter discusses what we know about sexual behavior and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Given that the epidemic is being sustained by heterosexual transmission (see Chapter 3), information on sexual behavior is needed to help project the future course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, to develop more effective prevention strategies, and to provide baseline data for evaluating the effectiveness of.

A stochastic simulation model has been used to assess the extent to which variation in sexual behavior and transmission characteristics can explain the striking spatial heterogeneity in the prevalence of HIV among different geographical locations in sub-Saharan Africa.

(). Risky sexual behaviours among young people in sub-Saharan Africa: how can parents use the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion for change.

SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. Peer-reviewed research on the sexual abuse of child ren in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is limited and is largely confined to the Republic of So uth Africa.

E nnew, Gopal, Heeran and Mo ntgomery ( Scientific evidence shows that human sexual behaviour is naturally varied, and should not form a basis for discrimination, says a highly anticipated report from the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). The report, launched at the Seventh South African AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, last night (10 June), examines scientific evidence on.

Background: The aim of this study is to examine individual and contextual factors associated with high-risk sexual behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa. Heterosexual relationships represent the major route of HIV/AIDS infection in Africa.

Thus, understanding sexual behaviour is an essential step toward any effort to reduce the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Call for Submissions: Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Author: Lambda Literary Janu The Growing Season. The past 15 years in organizing of people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities in sub-Saharan Africa have been at once heady and catastrophic. Sex and the mission: the conflicting effects of early Christian missions on HIV in sub-Saharan Africa - Volume 86 Issue 3.

Objectives: To describe the sexual and reproductive behaviour of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly to year-olds. Methods: Using DHS/AIS data (), nine indicators of adolescent behaviour and one of adult attitudes towards condom education for adolescents were described for 24 countries.

Indicators were disaggregated by gender, urban/rural residency and educational. Although most people associate human trafficking with sexual exploitation, in Sub-Saharan Africa, less than one-third of trafficking victims that the authorities have identified experienced capture with this intention.

Instead, both male and female children, which make up more than half of Sub-Saharan trafficking victims, worked in forced labor. This approach does not deny that behaviour change is ultimately the key to prevention, but that human behaviour cannot be understood in isolation from the conditions in which people live.

Current understandings of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa are often based on. Africans based on their sexual orientation and gender identity alone.

The last decade has witnessed efforts in some sub-Saharan African countries to further criminalize LGBTI individuals by ostensibly targeting their behaviour, or to impose steeper penalties and broaden the scope of existing laws. Uganda has seen repeated attempts since to.

An example of how we can understand HIV transmission from a structural point of view is the case of Migrant Mineworkers in South Africa[10, 11], a group that exhibit high levels of both risky sexual behaviour and HIV infection, and also infect partners on their return home.

The migrant labour system emerged in colonial times, and was continued. It has been 27 years since the beginning of the HIV epidemic in Africa and, although we understand more about the transmission and treatment of the disease, our knowledge of how new infections can be prevented remains limited.

1 The risk of HIV acquisition is known to be closely associated with unprotected sexual intercourse, 2 3 and adoption of safer sexual behaviour is still. This study aimed to contribute to the evidence on the timing of sexual debut in young people in sub-Saharan African countries.

Data were extracted from 34 nationally representative surveys conducted in the region between and Published: Adrienne M. Lucas & Nicholas L. Wilson, "Schooling, Wealth, Risky Sexual Behaviour, and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol.

55(10), pagesOctober. citation courtesy of. virility by having many sex partners (Hughes, ). In some Sub-Saharan Africa countries sexual intercourse between non-marriage partners is a requirement for some ritual practices. Cullen and Khalokho () found that in Mbale District of Uganda, boys are circumcised as part of passage de rite at the adolescent stage.

Part of the International Handbooks of Population book series (IHOP, volume 5) Djamba, Y. Theoretical perspectives on female sexual behaviour in Africa: A review and conceptual model.

African R. Acceptability of male circumcision for prevention of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: A review. AIDS and Behavior, 11(3.

Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically and ethnoculturally, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the ing to the United Nations, it consists of all African countries and territories that are fully or partially south of the Sahara.

While the United Nations geoscheme for Africa excludes Sudan from its definition of sub-Saharan Africa, the African Union's definition. Potential Applications Of Conditional Cash Transfers For Prevention Of Sexually Transmitted Infections And HIV In Sub-Saharan Africa.

and addresses their relevance for designing conditional cash transfer programs to address risky sexual behavior and promote the prevention of sexually transmitted infections and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In Africa, it is estimated that 92 million girls older than 10 years of age have had female genital mutilation (3). Concurrently, sub-Saharan Africa was responsible for 67% of people living with HIV and 75% of all AIDS related deaths in (4). Women account for 60% (unlike 50% globally) of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa (5).Of the 38 million people infected with HIV worldwide, 25 million or a large majority live in sub-Saharan Africa.

Of these 25 million, UNAIDS estimates that 13 million are adult women and 9 million are men (UNAIDS, ). HIV transmission in Africa is essentially heterosexual. About 60–75% of women in sub-Saharan Africa who develop cervical cancer live in rural areas.

Many of these women go untreated, mostly due to lack of access (financial and geographical) to health in sub-Saharan Africa lose more years to .