A Social Movement for a Global Age: Blackwell handbook of adolescence. This allowed us to explore how early first intercourse was associated with the prevalence of infection among specific age groups. Alternatively, if the benefits of delaying intercourse do not last into adulthood, different strategies addressing the health education and service needs of young adults should be emphasized. The social organization of sexuality: The subsequent sexual trajectory may produce adverse adult outcomes, such as elevated risk of STI.
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Drought in Kenya drives girls as young as 12 to have sex for money
In contrast, the prevalence odds ratio for a year-old with first intercourse at age 13 versus a year-old with first intercourse at age 17 was 1. Invited to a drop-in centre, 88 of the girls visited in the following days and confirmed that they had been driven to prostitution as a direct result of the drought and lack of food. Results have been mixed. Please try another season. You do not currently have access to this article. Parents, social critics, and many young girls themselves deplore it, but sex sells, so advertisers and entertainers use it to attract audiences. Furthermore, future research on the consequences of the timing of first intercourse should not focus exclusively on females.