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Sexual knowledge and attitudes of adolescents in the Cook Islands

Kesa Seniloli

Sexual knowledge and attitudes of adolescents in the Cook Islands

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Published by United Nations Population Fund in Suva, Fiji .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementKesaia Seniloli.
SeriesUNFPA research papers in population and reproductive health ;, no. 3/2002, UNFPA research papers in population and reproductive health ;, no. 2002/3.
ContributionsUnited Nations Population Fund. Fiji Office.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2005/03368 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3369110M
ISBN 109825200049
LC Control Number2004444099

tions are particularly important for sexual attitudes and behav-ior,astheymayhelpdeterminewhether,forexample,parents and adolescents will experience a significant generation gap intheirviewsaroundsexuality,whichcanaffectadolescents’ sexual behavior (e.g., Coley, Lombardi, Lynch, Mahalik, & Sims, ).


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Sexual knowledge and attitudes of adolescents in the Cook Islands by Kesa Seniloli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Contraceptive knowledge, attitudes, and use among adolescent mothers in the Cook Islands. in the Cook Islands about sexual and reproductive health to a greater. Abstract.

The study examines adolescents' attitudes and behavior in the area of sexuality, fertility and family formation. The aim of the study is to document nationwide information that will contribute to the formation of appropriate policies and effective programs that will address adolescent needs in the area of sexuality, sexual behavior and their consequences.\ud The sample comprised Author: Kesaia L.

Seniloli. Sexual knowledge and attitudes of adolescents in Kiribati / by Kesaia Seniloli Reproductive health knowledge and services in Cook Islands / by Kesaia Seniloli Fourth Kiribati national heath plan: / compiled by Technical Task Force, Ministry of Healthy.

Contraceptive knowledge, attitudes, and use among adolescent mothers in the Cook Islands Author links open overlay panel Ashley L. White a Emily S. Mann a 1 Fiona Larkan b 2 Show moreCited by: 1. Purchase Teenagers, Sexual Health Information and the Digital Age - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

ISBNThe original Sexual Knowledge and Attitude Scale (Lief & Reed, ) was developed for use with adult health professionals and is described in detail by Lief ().

Previous versions of the adolescent-focused test were constructed to be appropriate for youth ages 12–18 and utilized the original SKAT as a basis for developing and constructing scales. Here, sex exists for both pleasure and procreation, and is seen as useful as money or religion.

It is a keen interest and activity and prominent amongst all, taught at an early age to the children of the island. While sex is a universal object here, boys and girls are. The Encyclopædia of Sexual Behaviour, Volume Two is an encyclopedia of sexual behavior and covers topics ranging from the linguistic aspects of sex to sex life in Latin America, sex in the literature, and sexual love.

Laws on marriage and family and on sex crimes are also discussed, along with sexual perversions and the art of Edition: 1. Adolescents – defined by the United Nations as those between the ages of 10 and 19 – number billion in the world today, making up 16 per cent of the world’s population.

As children up to the age of 18, most adolescents are protected under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet, their vulnerabilities and needs often remain unaddressed.

SKAT-A. The Sex Knowledge and Attitudes Test – Adolescents assesses knowledge, attitudes, and sexual behaviors and is appropriate for ages 12 to The SKAT-A has been used in a variety of studies including clinical populations, the general population, and even with young adults in college settings, all producing excellent psychometric properties.

Such a high rate of teenage pregnancy is indicative of a high level of unprotected adolescent sexual activity. We examined sexual behaviour, knowledge and attitudes to sexuality among adolescent school girls in Transkei, using a self-administered questionnaire, in order to establish the incidence of sexual activity, and associated risk by: Sexual violence against children is a gross violation of children’s rights.

Yet it is a global reality across all countries and social groups. It can take the form of sexual abuse, harassment, rape or sexual exploitation in prostitution or pornography.

It can happen in homes, institutions, schools, workplaces. 16 Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures The Sexual Knowledge and Attitude Test for Adolescents (SKAT-A) is a developmentally appropriate, paper-and-pencil self-report questionnaire for assessing subjective evaluations and knowledge proficiency regarding sexual behavior and sexual experience for adolescents (Fullard, Scheier & Lief, ).

Figures on teenage sexual behavior show one in five American adolescents have sex before the age of There have been suggestions promiscuous teenage sexual behavior, dubbed the "hookup culture", is the modern day equivalent of the sexual revolution of the s.

Sex Knowledge and Attitude Test for Adolescents, Fullard, W., and Scheier, Knowledge (also see Adolescents) McCabe, M. P., Sexual Knowledge, Experience, Feelings, and Needs. "The Handbook of Sexuality Related Measures is a "must have" for anybody who conducts research related to sexuality.

It is a comprehensive compendium of all the. Book Description. Innocence, Knowledge and the Construction of Childhood provides a critical examination of the way we regulate children’s access to certain knowledge and explores how this regulation contributes to the construction of childhood, to children’s vulnerability and to the constitution of the ‘good’ future citizen in developed countries.

psychological effects of child sexual abuse, turning around the aribbeans high teenage pregnancy rate, and also in changing behaviours that contribute to the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

This is the context in which the study of Perceptions of, Attitudes to, and Opinions on Child Sexual Abuse in. Attitudes of parents about discussing sexuality issues with adolescents may or may not be influenced by their level of knowledge on such issues.

This study seeks to examine parents’ training and its effects on parent knowledge and attitudes about sexuality in Accra Metropolis, Ghana. This was an intervention study consisting of parents who were recruited through their wards from 12 Cited by: 3.

With emerging westernization, there is growing concern about sexual promiscuity and changing attitudes toward sexuality.

A questionnaire was administered to adolescents from the city of Mumbai in the age group of 17–21 years in order to examine their knowledge about crucial aspects of sexuality and their source of sex related by: 7.

Four participants had a sexual debut prior to age The findings suggest a need to expand comprehensive approaches to sexual and reproductive health education, increase access to long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, and decrease the stigma associated with accessing family planning services in order to more effectively prevent unplanned pregnancy among adolescents in the Cook by: 1.

Whereas the procedure was a puberty initiation rite in the Mangaia Islands (Cook Islands) (Marshall, ), in traditional Hawai‘i, it was a religious rite and de facto acceptance of the young male’s having reached a certain stage of life (Malo,pp. Hawai‘i. Background. Sexual behaviors and knowledge among PHIV-infected (PHIV +) adolescents in comparison with HIV-uninfected youths are not well understood and continue to be studied actively.

Objective. To compare sexual behavior and sexual knowledge of PHIV + and HIV-uninfected adolescents at an urban, tertiary-care center in New Jersey. Study by: 2. Adolescents and young people represent a growing share of people living with HIV worldwide.

In alone,[,] young people between the ages of 10 to 24 were newly infected with HIV, of whom[59,] were adolescents between the ages of 10 and To compound this, most recent data indicate that only 19 per cent of adolescent girls and 14 per cent of. the attitudes and behavior regarding sex-uality and reproduction among young, low-income adolescents attending schools of relatively poor academic caliber.

This study is unique in its focus on such a young cohort of adolescents. While a number of studies have investigated preg-nancy, sexual knowledge, attitudes and behavior among adolescents in the.

(Sex education) Knowledge of risks alone is not sufficient to. American's attitudes toward adolescent sex is. semi-restrictive. parent-adolescent conflict is also associated with.

Adolescent Psychology Chapter 11 46 Terms. karrie_powers3. Chapter Sexuality 27 Terms. kylamariiee. “Contraceptive Knowledge, Attitudes, and Use among Adolescent Mothers in the Cook Islands.” Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare “Body Management Attitudes and Behaviors among Young Sexual Minority Women in the Southeast.” Role: Primary Mentor (Student Awardee: Anna Sheppard).

$2, behavior might comply with knowledge and attitudes. Research Question The purpose of this research is to examine the relationships among the levels of knowledge about sexual issues, attitudes toward condom use, and sexual behavior.

Hypotheses Hypothesis 1: Knowledge about sexual issues cannot be used to predict safe-sex behaviors. Background. Rapidly growing youth population with changing sexual trend in Egypt raised HIV potential.

The aim of this study is to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding unsafe sexual behavior among Egyptian drug abusers.

Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted in in the Freedom Drugs and HIV Program on drug abusers in by: 3. Emily S. Mann. University of South and use among adolescent mothers in the Cook Islands. Article. Full-text available. Jun ; Young Women’s Contraceptive Knowledge, Use, and Attitudes in.

The aim of this study was to investigate sexual attitudes, behavior, and knowledge about sexual health and STIs among students of NKU in one region of Turkey. Method Sampling This cross-sectional study examined survey responses from undergraduate students of NKU (Population: ) in the school year.

The current study was designed to evaluate the sexual knowledge, experience, feelings and needs of people with intellectual disability or physical disability, and compare them to people from the general population. Sixty people with mild intellectual disability (28 males, 32 females, mean age= years), 60 people with physical disability (33 males, 27 females, mean age= years) and Cited by: A compendium of resources like the FAQs, Sexuality Weblinks, Other Helplines sections on TARSHI’s website with the aim of making available on one platform, information on SRHR and related services.

See Ages of consent in Europe#France. Cook Islands. It is an offence in the Cook Islands to have sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 16, (ss and ). If the girl consented and is aged 12 or more, it is a defence if the offender is younger than the girl, or if he is under 21 of age and "had reasonable cause to believe, and did.

Sexual education programs in schools have generally had positive effects on adolescent sexual knowledge (Finkel & Finkel, ; Melchert & Burnett, ), but have also been found not to influence adolescents' sexual attitudes (Finkel & Finkel, ) or behaviors (Maslach & Kerr, ).

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the Cook Islands may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Homosexuality is illegal for men in the Cook Islands, the law is not enforced and its legalisation is pending, though female homosexual acts are legal.

Same-sex marriage is outlawed. Nevertheless, LGBT people do enjoy some limited legal protections, as. Hooked: The Bonding Power of Sex. In taking her sexual history I learned that the young lady had actually started having sex when she was 12 and in the two years since had 14 different partners.

these adolescents need the judgment of parents to help them through those years with decisions about the future and to consider the. A knowledge sharing initiative provided by UNESCO. Building on postcolonial feminist scholars and critical anthropological work, this paper analyses the frequent deployment of the notion of ‘culture’ by decision-makers, educators, international agency staff and young people in the design, delivery and uptake of sexuality and HIV prevention education in Mozambique.

The impact evaluation usually employs a quantitative survey of audience members and non-audience members (e.g., listeners and non-listeners, or viewers and non-viewers) to compare relative changes in knowledge, attitudes and behavior between these two groups.

Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English) Abstract. This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a peri-urban area near Author: Rafael A.

Cortez, Seemeen Saadat, Edmore Marinda, Oluwole Odutolu. Moswang T, Ruane I. The influence of television on adolescent girls’ sexual attitudes and behaviour. New Voices Psychol.

; 5(1)– Collins RL, Elliott MN, Berry SH, Kanouse DE, Kunkel D, Hunter SB, et al. Watching sex on television predicts adolescent initiation of sexual behavior. Pediatrics.

;(3):e–e. ___ refers to a person's unique foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and actions relating to what the person wants an who he/she is as a sexual being. Professor Awajadi has dedicated her career to an area of study tht focuses on all aspects of humans as sexual beings.

This area of study is referred to as ___. You just studied 56 terms! Chinese Attitudes Toward Sex Maturing A university student surnamed Lin recently took the unusual step of attending a lecture on the prevention of HIV/AIDS together with .It has been noted that those adolescents with higher exposure levels have more permissive views of sexual activity before and outside marriage, are more likely to consider sexual activity as recreational, and more negative attitudes on the restrictions of sexually oriented materials.