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Syed Farid-ul-Hasnain, Eva Johansson, Saleema Gulzar, Gunilla Krantz
This qualitative study explored knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and perceptions of sexual and reproductive health, focusing specifically on contraceptive use and HIV prevention among young unmarried men and women, 17-21 years, in urban Karachi, Pakistan. The main theme, identified as underlying meaning in the focus group discussions was "Societal norms and perceptions create barriers to knowledge and awareness about sexual and reproductive health matters among young adults". A knowledge gap was revealed concerning HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use among young males and females, who have to rely on media and peers for information seeking...
September 2013: Global Journal of Health Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23304934/premarital-sexual-experience-and-preferred-sources-of-reproductive-health-information-among-young-men-in-kumbotso-northern-nigeria
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Z Iliyasu, I Zubairu, I S Abubakar, S A Isa, H S Galadanci, S G Hadiza, A Babam Maryam, A Babam-Maryam, M H Aliyu, H A Muktar
BACKGROUND: Despite well known risks associated with unprotected premarital sex, this phenomenon has not been well explored among young men in rural northern Nigeria. We studied the predictors of premarital sex and preferred sources of sexual and reproductive health information among young unmarried men in Kumbotso, northern Nigeria. METHOD: A cross section of 400 young men were interviewed using structured questionnaires with mostly closed ended questions. RESULTS: Of the 385 respondents, 39 (10...
July 2012: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17512379/abortion-and-islam-policies-and-practice-in-the-middle-east-and-north-africa
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Leila Hessini
This paper provides an overview of legal, religious, medical and social factors that serve to support or hinder women's access to safe abortion services in the 21 predominantly Muslim countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, where one in ten pregnancies ends in abortion. Reform efforts, including progressive interpretations of Islam, have resulted in laws allowing for early abortion on request in two countries; six others permit abortion on health grounds and three more also allow abortion in cases of rape or fetal impairment...
May 2007: Reproductive Health Matters
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