Responsible youth and safe sex in Mozambique.


Start date: 31 December, 2006 End date: 31 January, 2011 Project type: Smaller projects: PhD Project code: 910-KU Countries: Mozambique Thematic areas: Health, Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Policy Brief: Health discourse, sexual slang and ideological contradictions among Mozambican youth: implications for method (2009) Project coordinator: Christian Groes-Green Total grant: 1,733,922 DKK

Project summary

The objective of this study was to identify factors that facilitate safe sex practices among adolescents in Mozambique. These factors were identified through a study of alternative youth identities and gender notions that enhance safe sex practices despite prevalent HIV risk taking behaviour and gender inequality

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