Sexual behavior, knowledge and information sources of very young adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries.

@article{Bankole2007SexualBK,
  title={Sexual behavior, knowledge and information sources of very young adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries.},
  author={Akinrinola Bankole and Ann E. Biddlecom and Georges Guiella and Susheela P. Singh and Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={28-43}
}
Adolescents are a key target group for HIV and pregnancy prevention efforts, yet very little is known about the youngest adolescents: those under age 15. New survey data from 12-14 year olds in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda are used to describe their sexual activity, knowledge about HIV, STIs and pregnancy prevention, and sources of sexual and reproductive health information, including sex education in schools. Results show that very young adolescents are already beginning to be… CONTINUE READING
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