Impact of HIV/AIDS education programmes on sexual behaviour of female students in Nigerian schools: Policy implications for scientific and technolgical development

Case Studies & Research
6 p.
Periodical title
Journal of Educational and Social Research, 2 (9)

This study investigated the impact of HIV/AIDS education programmes on sexual behaviors of female students in senior secondary schools in Rivers State of Nigeria. The population for the study comprised of all senior secondary schools female students in Nigeria, which was divided into urban and rural schools. The sample size was 200 female students obtained by using stratified random sampling technique. The study found that the school based HIV/AIDS programmes are not adequately implemented in the urban and rural schools and the sexual behaviours of the female students have not positively changed to any significant degree.

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