Search for dissertations about: "sexual coercion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words sexual coercion.

  1. 1. Trading in sexual currency: Transactional sex, sexual coercion and sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Vikas Choudhry; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Uganda; youth; university; transactional sex; alcohol; risky sexual behaviors; sexual coercion; gender norms; sexual scripts; globalization; bio-ecological systems;

    Abstract : The growing incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among young people, particularly HIV, is a public health concern in Uganda. There is increasing evidence that Ugandan youth engage in risky sexual behaviors, transactional sex, and experience sexual coercion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between love and fear - determinants of sexual behavior among Ugandan university students

    University dissertation from Social Medicine and Global Health

    Author : Anette Agardh; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; youth; university students; sexual coercion; religion; Uganda; sexual behavior; sexual health; mental health; social capital;

    Abstract : Background: More than half of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda, occur among young people between the ages of 15 and 24, the most sexually active period of their lives. Understanding the contextual determinants of sexual behavior in this group is crucial in combating the pandemic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescent sexual offending. Prevalence, risk factors and outcome

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Cecilia Kjellgren; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sexually offending adolescents; sexual coercion; prevalence; risk factors; sexual reoffending; assessment;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the prevalence of sexually offending behaviour among female and male adolescents in Sweden. One aim is to identify potential risk factors associated with sexually offending behaviour and a further aim to examine the outcome in early adulthood for a sample of sexually offending adolescent males. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sexual behaviour among Ugandan university students: A gender perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Devika Mehra; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexual behaviour; alcohol; university students; condom; contraception; sexual coercion; academic performance; Uganda;

    Abstract : Feminisation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is an important public health concern. Therefore, it is crucial that we understand the various risk factors that shape unsafe sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between Opportunities and Risks : Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Zambia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Elisabeth Dahlbäck; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; premarital pregnancies; contraception; abortion; gender; Zambia;

    Abstract : Background Adolescence is a dynamic period in life with both opportunities and risks related to the culturally constructed gender norms. Many adolescents in sub-Saharan countries, Zambia included, lack control over their own sexual and reproductive lives, due to factors such as gender inequality, poverty, and sociocultural and religious norms. READ MORE