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, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Public Health, Policy Brief: read Total grant: 1,733,922 DKK Contact person: Christian Groes-Green

Description

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