"If you don't abstain, you will die of AIDS": AIDS education in Kenyan public schools.

@article{Njue2009IfYD,
  title={"If you don't abstain, you will die of AIDS": AIDS education in Kenyan public schools.},
  author={Carolyne Njue and Charles Nzioka and Beth-Maina Ahlberg and Anne M. Pertet and H{\'e}lene Antoine Claire Marie Voeten},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={169-79}
}
We explored constraints of implementing AIDS education in public schools in Kenya. Sixty interviews with teachers and 60 focus group discussions with students were conducted in 21 primary and nine secondary schools. System/school-level constraints included lack of time in the curriculum, limited reach of secondary-school students (because AIDS education is embedded in biology, which is not compulsory), and disapproval of openness about sex and condoms by the Ministry of Education and parents… CONTINUE READING