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Sexual decision-making and negotiation in the midst of AIDS: youth in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Varga, Christine A


‘We don’t talk about things like condoms, sex, or STDs. It is not that kind of relationship’ (female, aged 17) ‘[Sex] is a symbol of power in the affair..Once you have sex with a woman, you have a strong say in the running of the relationship’ (male, aged 26)-- This paper addresses issues surrounding sexual negotiation and decision-making among black South African youth in the face of AIDS. It explores choices made by young men and women regarding sexual activity and the extent to which it is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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