Participatory and learning action as a tool to explore adolescent sexual and reproductive health

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This article discusses CARE's experiences with involving youth through participatory research on sexual and reproductive health in Zambia. The research findings indicate that adolescents have incomplete, inaccurate and distorted information on sex and reproduction. CARE acted on the findings and implements adolescent and sexual health programmes in shanty towns. The authors opine that adolescent sexual behaviour has serious implications and there is a need for extensive interventions.

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No. 37
42 - 43