Session 124:
Parents and Adolescent Sexual Behavior

Friday, April 2
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Beacon E
3rd Floor

Chair: Freya L. Sonenstein, Urban Institute
Discussant: Dawn Upchurch, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Father Absence, Childhood Stressors, and Reproductive Maturation in South AfricaKermyt G. Anderson, University of Oklahoma

  2. The Role of Parent-Adolescent Communication on the Sexual Behaviour of Young People in South AfricaNtsiki Manzini, University of Natal; Audrey Pettifor, Reproductive Health Research Unit; Helen Rees, Reproductive Health Research Unit

  3. Sexual Attitudes and First Sexual Experiences among Youth in Mexico: Are Families a Source of Change or Tradition?Elisa Munoz-Franco, Brown University

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