12 March 2001Let's talk about sex baby - Part 1
Sunday Times revealed some shocking statistics concerning the general attitude
and perception amongst youths concerning HIV/AIDS. From there my remark
last week that maybe this is the South African whites' last hope for survival
in an every increasing corrupt and threatening Africa.
The Henry Kaiser Family Foundation did the biggest survey ever in South Africa on the youth's attitudes regarding responsibility and perception. The results has been published by loveLife, published with the Sunday Times paper. This survey included kids between the ages of twelve and seventeen.
in three is sexually experienced of which the average age for first having
sex is thirteen. In the rural areas it seems that there is a lot more activity
than in built-up areas. In spite of this, most of them realise the threat
of HIV/AIDS and fear the disease. Ninety Percent have heard of AIDS, though
preventative measures of contracting the disease have by-passed these youngsters
totally. One's attitude was that if you have multiple girlfriends and you
find out that one is unfaithful, use a condom when with her!
still have no "equality" between the sexes with young boys insisting that
the woman (re. girl) is responsible for taking preventative measures against
the man (re. boy) contracting any sort of disease during a sexual encounter.
No surprises here then to know that fourteen percent of sexually active
youngsters have been pregnant or made someone pregnant.
look at some of the stats:
Sex education, anyone - PLEASE!
As the Sunday Times put it, sex becomes a way of alleviating boredom. We must live in a pretty boring country!