YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK OF HIV/AIDS IN EDO STATE: WHAT SHOULD WE DO?. BY. Professor Emeritus Andrew G. Onokerhoraye , Executive Director: Centre For Population and Environmental Development (CPED)Benin City. Outline of the presentation. Introduction
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Andrew G. Onokerhoraye,
Executive Director: Centre For Population and Environmental Development (CPED)Benin City
country fall in this category of people that need
to be reached.
It was within this context that an action research programme titled “HIV Prevention for Rural Youth” was conceived and implemented in Edo State.
iii University to address young people’s vulnerability. of Benin, Nigeria
iv Centre for Population and Environmental Development (CPED), Nigeria
v Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC), Nigeria
vi Action Health Incorporated, Nigeria
v Attitudes response to the school and/or community programming at least some students: became more supportive of the
rights of girls to refuse sex;
vi Attitudes became more accepting of
vii Students reported fewer sources of pressure
to engage in sex;
Viii Greater Knowledge in HIV/AIDS related
ix Sexual debut was delayed;
x Those who were sexually experienced
reduced recent sexual activity.
iii Improved access to resource materials such as from their FLHE training were noted.
texts and schemes of work for teaching
iv Increased use of classroom instruction,
school assemblies and school displays for
teaching about HIV and AIDS;
v Increased discussion of FLHE teaching
strategies in staff meetings;
vi Teachers’ desires to teach about HIV and
AIDS and talking about sexuality grew after
their training in FLHE.
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING reflect the concern for the challenges facing young people in rural communities in Nigeria with respect to combating the HIV epidemic in the country.