Comparative Study of the Promotional Roles of the Media and Parents towards Teenage Sex Education

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2015 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-28 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Mr. Ezekiel Onyebuchi Eze, Mr. Julius Osaremen Adima
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V28P107


Mr. Ezekiel Onyebuchi Eze, Mr. Julius Osaremen Adima "Comparative Study of the Promotional Roles of the Media and Parents towards Teenage Sex Education". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V28(1):28-32, October 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
At no point in time is sex education needed in Nigeria than now, as she conspicuously occupy’s the second position in the international index of HIV/AIDS prevalence rating. The role of the media and parents in the promotion of sex education cannot be undermined. This study compared the efforts of the two actors in sex education of Nigeria teenagers. The study employed survey method to gauge the perspectives of 300 teenagers that volunteered to participate in the study. Consistent with our prediction, we found that the media is more proactive in the promotion of sex education of Nigeria teenagers when compared to the role of parents. It was also discovered that culture is still an inhibitor to parents’ involvement in the teens’ sex education. We recommend among others that parents should be more proactive in teens’ sex education if HIV/AIDs prevalence is to be reduced.

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Sex Education, Media, Parents, Teenagers, Promotion, Proactive, Teenage pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, Condom, homosexuality.