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Although sexual and reproductive health education and services are provided to young people, current rates of HIV infection and pregnancy are increasing in Nepal, indicating that young people do not always use sexual health services. Health facilities have apparently failed to provide young people with specialized sexual health education and services. This(More)
BACKGROUND How socio-demographic factors influence women's autonomy in decision making on health care including purchasing goods and visiting family and relatives are very poorly studied in Nepal. This study aims to explore the links between women's household position and their autonomy in decision making. METHODS We used Nepal Demographic Health Survey(More)
BACKGROUND School-based sex education has the potential to prevent unwanted pregnancy and to promote positive sexual health at the individual, family and community level. OBJECTIVES To develop and validate a sexual health questionnaire to measure young peoples' sexual health knowledge and understanding (SHQ) in Nepalese secondary school. MATERIALS AND(More)
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