Sexuality Survey

            The article, "Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Parenthood", was about peoples attitudes and behaviors on sex. There was a survey done of 697 students from 20 schools in Missouri indicated they had not has sex. The factor's scores differed by gender, grades, alcohol consumption, family structure, father's education, and urbanicity.Their most frequent reasons for not having sex were related to fears of pregnancy and disease, including human immune-deficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). The least frequent reasons were related to problems concerning the cost and availability of birth control and protection. The results of the survey pointed three broad reasons that adolescents perceive they have not engaged in sexual behavior: fear, confusion, and religion.The impact of family planning on women's lives in the district of Bamako, Mali, Fifty-five first-time users of contraceptives were interviewed in October 19996.High portions have hidden their use of birth control method from their husbands.They want to gain and hide their methods of family planning and to keep their use secret from their spouses and other marital relatives. They thought their husbands would become aware of their use is if they have menstrual disruption. Contraception appears to be a valuable resource, permitting women to improve their economic and social status.In the long term, the underlying causes of men's objection to contraceptive use need to be addressed so as to facilitate communication and joint decision making about the family planning.

             Also in this study, the authors explored the culture of violence that encompasses the lives and well beings of youth prostitutes in Canada.Using Social Services data on 400 young offenders from the cities of Saskatoon and Regina, the authors examine the connections between abusive childhood's,personal and educational success, and involvement in the youth sex trade.

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