Building Support for Adolescent Health Education and Services in Nigeria: Reflections from the ExperWritten By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 08 May 2002
Adenike Esiet, Executive Director, AHI (Nigeria)
For Nigeria's over 24 million adolescents aged 10-19, there are several challenges that come with surviving in today's fast-changing world. The traditional norms and behavioral controls that once guided adolescence are breaking down due to several factors that include increasing poverty, rural-urban migration, and the influence of the world media. With the increasing opportunity to acquire formal education, many more young people are spending more years in school and consequently, they are getting married later, especially in the urban areas of Nigeria.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionSaturday, 01 May 1999
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