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Negotiating safe sex among young women

John R. M. Philemon

Negotiating safe sex among young women

the fight against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

by John R. M. Philemon

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Published by Research on Poverty Alleviation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-28).

StatementJohn R.M. Philemon, Severine S.A. Kessy.
SeriesResearch report -- no. 08.5
ContributionsKessy, Severine S. A., Research on Poverty Alleviation (Tanzania)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23181589M
ISBN 109789987615346
LC Control Number2009319066
OCLC/WorldCa314844550


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Negotiating Safe Sex among Young WomeN: The Fight against HIV/AIDS Paperback – Decem by JOHN R.M. PHILEMON (Author), Severine (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: JOHN R.M. PHILEMON, Severine Get this from a library. Negotiating safe sex among young women: the fight against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.

[John R M Philemon; Severine S A Kessy; Research on. Women-controlled safe sex depicts technologies such as the female condom, microbicides, spermicides, and diaphragms to be used covertly or through negotiation with male partners.

Women-controlled safe sex is socially and culturally mediated and is important due to the imbalanced roles gender and power play in many heterosexual by: 8. Negotiating safe sex among young women book J Sex Res. May -Jun;55() doi: / Epub Feb Sexual Self-Efficacy and Gender: A Review of Condom Use and Sexual Negotiation Among Young Men and Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Objective: Married women's ability to negotiate for safer sex is important for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, including Kenya.

Yet, its relationship to female genital mutilation is rarely. Improved HIV Awareness and Perceived Empowerment to Negotiate Safe Sex among Married Women in Ethiopia between and Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 9(12):e December with.

Studies of ethnically diverse young adults have identified a number of possible condom negotiation strategies, including risk information (citing risks of unprotected sex), commands or requests, withholding sex (e.g., refusing to have sex without a condom), nonverbal introduction of condoms, emotional coercion (threatening negative consequences Cited by: Negotiating safer sex may be more difficult if there is an imbalance of power related to age, financial situation, the threat of violence, etc.

It is important to be aware of the factors that may be barriers to successfully negotiating safer sex and to. Negotiating safe sex Ramafoko questioned whether a young girl was able to tell an older man to use a condom.

“Young women are most at risk because they don’t have the Negotiating safe sex among young women book to be able to negotiate. determinant factors of safe sex practice among youth and adolescents in Jimma, Ethiopia and also gives direction for service providing organizations to empower youth and adolescent on safe sex practices.

The rest part of the paper is organized as follows. The second section presents the theoretical model used for the study. She told BBC News Online: "Young girls have difficulty in negotiating safe sex with their partners, and their partners tend not to value them as much as the partners of older women do." The research found that just 8% of the under 16s who attended the clinic had been advised to do so by their partners, compared to almost 50% of female attendees.

The Consequences of Heterosexual Anal Sex for Women. Posted Aug MI Science Staff: August Anal sex is currently a “hot topic” of discussion for it is increasingly prevalent among young men and women, and older adults.

1 Ina study based on the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), found that one-third of U.S. men and women had experienced heterosexual anal sex. Talking about sex, intimacy and risk-taking with adolescents is not as easy as busting out a Salt-N-Pepa classic.

Catchy lyrics aside, parents may be grappling with a number of questions: Is my. female HIV prevalence, and that a woman’s capacity to negotiate safe sex practices that protect them from spousal infection are also compromised (see Jewkes et al.

for references). 6 Refer to Doepke, Tertilt, and Voena () for a survey of the economic importance of women. Rule #1: Always negotiate safer sex with your clothes on. Negotiating in a hormonal fuzz is much more likely to lead to much less latex.

Young people need accurate information about sex to negotiate sexual relationships safely and responsibly. Sexuality education should cover a broad range of topics, including the biology of reproduction, relationships, making decisions, sexual and.

limit adolescent girls’ power to negotiate safe sexual behaviors. The recent surge of interest in relationships between younger women and older men is particularly pronounced in Africa, where large age differences and transactional exchanges are customary between spouses.

Conventional wisdom holds that these asymmetries have. The prevalence of transactional sex – where young girls and women are vulnerable and open to sexual overtures in return for the promise of sanitary wear – has been written about in Kenya and other sub-Saharan African countries (Silberschmidt & Rasch,Mason et al.,Malusu & Zani,Jewitt & Ryley,Sommer et al., Author: Kiera MacLean, Christopher Hearle, Kanchana N.

Ruwanpura. Negotiating Safe Sex. In a study of men's and women's attitudes toward condom negotiation strategies, researchers studied three common techniques My book, A is for A**hole, the Grownups Author: Victoria Pynchon.

“The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach.” African Journal of AIDS Research 1 () 11– Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS. Add tags for "Pressure, resistance, empowerment: young women and the negotiation of safer sex".

Be the first. Individual level barriers made women voiceless to negotiate for safer sex. Being voiceless emanated from lack sexual decision-making power, economic dependence, low self-efficacy or fear of actual or perceived consequences of negotiating for safer sex.

Relational barriers included trust and by: Whether you are a young person thinking about having sex for the first time, or an older person entering a new relationship, negotiating safe sex can be difficult. negotiating safe sex can be difficult. Don’t assume that safe sex is a man’s responsibility - women.

18 They are forced into early marriage and often unable to negotiate safe sex. 19 Young women also have a lower level of HIV knowledge than young men in Kenya. One study found that only percent of young women could correctly identify ways of preventing sexual transmission of HIV and reject misconceptions about HIV transmission compared to.

Gender inequality and patriarchal norms also make it difficult for girls and young women to negotiate safe sex; Transactional sex reported by AGYW is 24 per cent and. cross generational sex among sexually active AG is at 60 per cent (Risk Behaviour study ). More than 10 percent of young women in South Africa are HIV positive, compared to 4 percent of young men, UNAIDS says.

“Women often do not have the power to negotiate safe sex in these. Women with sexual partners at least five years older have been shown to be unable to negotiate safe sex for protection against HIV infection. This risk taking behaviour is influenced among other factors by socio-cultural dynamics amplified by gender norms, stereotypes and poverty, especially among Black Africans [ 37, 38, 39 ].Author: M.

Mabaso, L. Makola, I. Naidoo, L. Mlangeni, S. Jooste, L. Simbayi. Young men and women are more likely than older people to report having no sex in the past year, yet those who are having sex are more likely to have multiple partners, which increases the risk of STDs.

“We need to do better as a nation,” says Laura Kann, an expert in youth risk behaviors at the CDC. SEX is there for the taking for a lucky generation of middle-aged women.

But they have to go online to find it. Those aged 40 and older are just as likely as younger women to. Sex with just one partner is safe as long as neither one of you is infected and if neither one of you ever has sex or shares needles (see Fact Sheet ) with anyone else.

Fantasy, masturbation, or hand jobs (where you keep your fluids to yourself), sexy talk, and non-sexual massage are also safe. Particularly if a young woman is dependent on an older man for financial support, she may have little power to negotiate safe sex (Luke and Kurz, ).

Furthermore, in instances where a young woman does assert herself, she may face sexual and physical violence (Kaufman and Stavrou, ; W ood, Maforah and Jewkes, ).

Research has shown that the prevalence of gender-based violence among adolescents ranges from 9% to 39% 5 – 9 and that rates may be higher among African American female adolescents than among female adolescents from other racial/ethnic groups.

5, 7 In addition, a seroepidemiological study of Job Corps applicants showed that HIV prevalence Cited by: Womens ability to negotiate safer sex with husband Export Indicator The percent of respondents who believe that, if her husband has an STI, a wife can either refuse to have sex with him or propose condom use, of all respondents having heard of STIs aged in a.

whites, and 15% were in Hispanics/Latinas.3 The rate of new infections among black women was 20 times that of white women, and over 4 times the rate among Hispanic/Latina women.3 • The most common methods of HIV transmission among women are high-risk heterosexual contact (87% for black women, 86% for Hispanic women) and injection drug use.3,4File Size: 2MB.

Background. Young people in Sub-Saharan Africa are affected by HIV pandemic to a greater extent than elsewhere.

Transactional sex among adolescent school girls with older men commonly called “sugar daddies” is one of the major factors fueling the spread of the infection due to the extended sexual network. Thus, this study aimed to assess the magnitude Author: Liyuwork Mitiku Dana, Yohannes Mehretie Adinew, Mitike Molla Sisay.

This makes it difficult for women to be informed about risk reduction or, even when informed, makes it difficult for them to be proactive in negotiating safer sex (Carovano ). “Participants noted that sex requires more communication when experiencing gender dysphoria, and inability to negotiate safe behaviors might lead to.

This severe age-sex disparity is often the result of deeply ingrained harmful social norms that perpetuate gender inequity in education, gender-based violence, early marriage and age-disparate sexual relationships, and gendered power dynamics that inhibit young women's ability to negotiate safe by: 1.

experiencing violence decreases women’s ability to negotiate safe-sex practices and seek HIV testing or counseling—and, unsurprisingly, studies in India and Tanzania have shown an association between intimate partner violence and the prevalence of HIV infection among women (though it is import-ant to note that other studies have demonstrated.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximatelypregnancies occur each year among women years old, and about 3 million cases of STDs are reported annually among year- olds. The failure of prevention: young women and HIV in East and Southern Africa In Lesotho, HIV prevalence of four percent among adolescent girls rises four-fold by the time they are In Botswana, the number of women newly infected with HIV (6, in ) has only declined by 14 percent since   Institutionalized economic inequalities keep money, land, and other resources out of women’s reach, causing women to be financially dependent on men, more likely to practice transactional sex, less likely to be able to negotiate safe sex or condom use with a partner, and more at risk of violence [6, 16, 49, 65, 67].Cited by: Only choosing to have sex within healthy relationships – relationships free of abuse, control and manipulation – is another way to stay safe from STIs, as well as safe, period.

Rates of STIs, much like rates of unintended pregnancy, are higher within abusive relationships, and abusive partners are often not open to negotiating sex, let.