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  1. HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated HIV/AIDS awareness of in-school adolescents in Nigeria to determine their risk for contracting HIV/AIDS. A total of 892 purposively selected adolescents (mean age = 16. 5 years; SD = 5. 2; males = 492; females = 400)...
  2. (Teen)Age is More than a Number: Generational Identity within the Context of HIV and AIDS

    (Teen)Age is More than a Number: Generational Identity within the Context of HIV and AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored some of the complexities through which young adults construct and represent their sexual identities within the context of HIV/AIDS. The sample comprised a total of 136 (female = 77; male = 59) Indian and African learners, who...
  3. Safe Sex Education for Adolescent Daughters: vhaVenda Mothers Views

    Safe Sex Education for Adolescent Daughters: vhaVenda Mothers Views

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored vhaVenda mothers' perceptions of imparting safe sex education to their adolescent daughters. Data was collected through six focus group discussions with each group consisting of six to eight mothers. The results indicated that mothers want their children...
  4. Sexuality Education in South Africa: Wedged within a Triad of Contradictory Values

    Sexuality Education in South Africa: Wedged within a Triad of Contradictory Values

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Few studies have investigated how teachers teach sexuality within the Outcomes-Based Life Orientation programme. This desktop review investigates sex and sexuality teaching practices in the classroom. First it gives a brief overview of the curriculum requirements for sexuality education. Secondly,...
  5. Muted voices: HIV/AIDS and the young people of Burkina Faso and Senegal

    Muted voices: HIV/AIDS and the young people of Burkina Faso and Senegal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores the discrepancies between the vocal public discourse on HIV/AIDS and sexuality as generally encouraged by policy-makers and donor communities in Africa, and the often hushed voices of their target groups: young people in African communities. Based on...
  6. Differences in Tunisian adolescents' knowledge, misconceptions and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS from 1997 to 2002

    Differences in Tunisian adolescents' knowledge, misconceptions and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS from 1997 to 2002

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Surveys were conducted to estimate the extent to which knowledge, misconceptions and attitudes of adolescents in Tunisia towards HIV/AIDS had changed after a period of five years. A population of school-going adolescents of both sexes, age 16 to 20, was...
  7. Sex, disease and stigma in South Africa: historical perspectives

    Sex, disease and stigma in South Africa: historical perspectives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper attempts to analyse historically why stigma and denial around HIV/AIDS is so powerful in South Africa, so powerful that ailing family members can be shunned and evicted. For many observers, the answer lies simply in its being a...
  8. Zambian male adolescents' perceptions about premarital sexual relationships

    Zambian male adolescents' perceptions about premarital sexual relationships

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The role adolescent boys play in premarital sexual activities, gender power relations, and the reproductive health risks they are exposed to, has received little attention in research. This qualitative study has aimed to explore Zambian male adolescents' perceptions and expectations...
  9. The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper presents the results of a 2001 sample survey and uses an ideation model to identify the factors affecting primary sexual abstinence and condom use among Rwandan youth. The findings showed that urban residence and age negatively influence primary...
  10. Secrecy, stigma and HIV/AIDS: An introduction

    Secrecy, stigma and HIV/AIDS: An introduction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper situates the articles selected for this special issue of AJAR within the context of the Sex and Secrecy conference, from which they emerged and within the discourse of secrecy. Secrecy and silence which have characterised the HIV/AIDS epidemic...