Timing of First Intercourse Among Malian Adolescents : Implications for Contraceptive Use

@inproceedings{Gueye2001TimingOF,
  title={Timing of First Intercourse Among Malian Adolescents : Implications for Contraceptive Use},
  author={Mouhamadou Gueye and Sarah Castle and Mamadou Kani Konat{\'e}},
  year={2001}
}
Research throughout much of Africa indicates that the first sexual experiences of today’s young people are taking place in a different social context from those of previous generations.1 Increasing urbanization, modernization and education, together with exposure to Western media, appear to have led to a decline in traditional values and, in particular, to have reduced the importance of virginity at marriage.2 Evidence suggests that parental control and authority over young people are declining… CONTINUE READING

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