Adolescents’ Sexual Behaviour And Their Effects On Their Reproductive Health: A Case Study Of Rubaga Dwision Schools, Kampala Disrict

ABSTRACT

The study explained adolescents’ sexual behaviour and their effects on their

reproductive health. The study was carried out in Rubaga Division, Kampala

District. A quantitative survey design was used in the study. The population of

the study comprised of 68 respondents from two secondary schools in Rubaga

Division all students in Senior III and IV. The number of male respondents

were 34 students randomly selected from Old Kampala Mixed S.S.S and 34

female respondents, being students selected randomly from Rubaga Girls

S.S.S. A questionnaire was administered to the respondents and findings

indicated that adolescent sexual behaviour was one of the concerns of

adolescents reproductive health. The identified effects were risky sexual

behaviour which included unprotected sex, having many sexual partners,

smoking and drug use, tendencies of homosexuality and consequences of

health related issues such as early pregnancies among female adolescents,

contraction of STI’s and HIV / AIDS, abortion and other psychological

behaviours like suicide through early prostitution, low self esteem, school

dropouts, early marriages, etc. Most respondents agreed that early sexual

behaviour leads to different kinds of reproductive health and psychological

consequences. From the study sexual recommendatibns were made and these

included; parental involvement in educating their children about sexual issues,

peer education and sensitization, establishment of teenage centres where group

counseling can be affected, introduction of sex education curriculum in

schools, general community mobilization, et al.

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APA

JUMA, J (2021). Adolescents’ Sexual Behaviour And Their Effects On Their Reproductive Health: A Case Study Of Rubaga Dwision Schools, Kampala Disrict. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/adolescents-sexual-behaviour-and-their-effects-on-their-reproductive-health-a-case-study-of-rubaga-dwision-schools-kampala-disrict

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JUMA, JUMA "Adolescents’ Sexual Behaviour And Their Effects On Their Reproductive Health: A Case Study Of Rubaga Dwision Schools, Kampala Disrict" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/adolescents-sexual-behaviour-and-their-effects-on-their-reproductive-health-a-case-study-of-rubaga-dwision-schools-kampala-disrict. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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JUMA, JUMA . "Adolescents’ Sexual Behaviour And Their Effects On Their Reproductive Health: A Case Study Of Rubaga Dwision Schools, Kampala Disrict". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/adolescents-sexual-behaviour-and-their-effects-on-their-reproductive-health-a-case-study-of-rubaga-dwision-schools-kampala-disrict >.

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JUMA, JUMA . "Adolescents’ Sexual Behaviour And Their Effects On Their Reproductive Health: A Case Study Of Rubaga Dwision Schools, Kampala Disrict" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/adolescents-sexual-behaviour-and-their-effects-on-their-reproductive-health-a-case-study-of-rubaga-dwision-schools-kampala-disrict