Fabiola says: I knew the consequences of my actions, I was fully aware of what would happen if I engaged in teenage sexual activity. Some parents and teachers are reluctant to discuss sexual matters with their children thereby making the teenagers completely ignorant of the consequences of sex.
The WHO defines health inequalities as 'differences in health status or in the distribution of health determinants between different population groups'.
Recommendations include interventions to keep girls in school, to provide them with technical and life skills training, to support them in adopting healthy lifestyles and a successful transition to motherhood, and to help their children reach their full potential.
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In such cases, where financial is limited the boys are given preference since they will inherit their parent and keep the family name and the girls are married out early to provide money for the education of the boys.
So I was forced to care for and breast feed both my baby and my baby brother.
Many event occur in the life of adolescents that have implication for their sexual behaviour.
According to him, the school girls in the first two classes of secondary school are insufficiently or not at all informed about how their bodies function, the risk of pregnancy and about ways to avoid pregnancy.
Rape, sexual exploitations etc.
During a recent policy workshop in Lusaka, the study findings and recommendations were reviewed by a cross-section of stakeholders.
A multi-method study external link.
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Cameron, I see your point and I agree.
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