Eva, a year-old student at Nairobi Aviation College, was sitting in her tiny room in shared quarters in Kitengela feeling broke, hungry, and desperate. She used the remaining Kenyan shillings she had in her wallet and took a bus to the city centre, where she looked for the first man who would pay to have sex with her. After 10 minutes in a dingy alley, Eva went back to Kitengela with 1, Kenyan shillings to feed herself for the rest of the month.
Even teens who have had sex before are making a commitment to be abstinent. Abstinence means that you are not having sexual intercourse. Sex can be vaginal, oral or anal.
In Part 1we looked at the components of sexual readiness. The following are common reasons why people choose to have sex. Some are specific to young people, while others may be found at all age levels.
What's sex really like? And are you the only one not doing it? Does it hurt the first time? Do you have to worry if you're only having oral sex?
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. It's one thing for adults to debate decriminalizing prostitution. It is entirely another to promote it as a fulfilling career choice to young girls.
Before you decide to have sex or if you are already having sex, you need to know how to stay healthy. Even if you think you know everything you need to know about sex, take a few minutes and read on. Your doctor wants to make sure you know the facts.
Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings. Interest in sexuality intensifies during the onset of pubertyand sexuality is often a vital aspect of teenagers' lives. Sexual interest among adolescents, as among adults, can vary greatly, and is influenced by cultural norms and moressex educationas well as comprehensive sexuality education provided, sexual orientationand social controls such as age of consent laws.
It has the largest economy in East Africa, yet almost half of the population live below the poverty line. Nairobi is also home to the largest urban slum in Africa: Kibera. Both women, like others we meet, tell us that transactional sex is common in Kibera.
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Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls today are receiving mixed messages. Girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys," Orenstein tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross, "but that their sexual pleasure is unspoken. She says that pop culture and pornography sexualize young women by creating undue pressure to look and act sexy.