At a small clinic in a quiet, residential neighborhood, ten women are preparing to hit the streets for a day of potentially life-saving work; by donning white coats and filling their handbags with condoms. These peer educators are former or current sex workers who teach others how to protect themselves from sexually-transmitted infections STIs and unintended pregnancy. The Jimma confidential clinic was set up in to help at-risk and underserved populations like sex workers receive free and bespoke services that include HIV and STI testing, treatment and counselling, contraceptives and comprehensive abortion care. The peer educators work as volunteers and receive 2, Ethiopian Birr about USD 60 per month for travel costs. Their work is challenging, and they travel in pairs for safety because some people do not welcome their messages.
Condom use at last sex by young men in Ethiopia: the effect of descriptive and injunctive norms
Sex, sexuality, and the meaning of AIDS in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Metrics details. Understanding the full range of sexual behaviors of young people is crucial in developing appropriate interventions to prevent and control sexually transmitted infections including HIV. However, such information is meager in developing countries. The objective of this study was to describe oral and anal sex practices and identify associated factors among high school youth. A cross-sectional study was conducted among high school youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Oral and anal sex practices among high school youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Spend your money where your dignity is taken seriously. This isn't the first time the hotel has been mistreating women in assumptions and accusations that a group of women go to hotels for sex work. Even if sex workers are there for their business, they are customers! You all are so irritating. If you are a group of women, Waiters will be coming to your table multiple times to "watch you" - irritating!!
Condoms are an important prevention method in the transmission of HIV and sexually transmitted infections as well as unintended pregnancy. Individual-level factors associated with condom use include family support and connection, strong relationships with teachers and other students, discussions about sexuality with friends and peers, higher perceived economic status, and higher levels of education. Little, however, is known about the influence of social norms on condom use among young men in Ethiopia. This study examines the effect of descriptive and injunctive norms on condoms use at last sex using the theory of normative social behavior. Descriptive statistics, bivariate and multivariate logistic regressions were conducted.