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Survey sheds new light on marriage and sexuality in the Philippines

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Title: Survey sheds new light on marriage and sexuality in the Philippines
Authors: Xenos, Peter
LC Subject Headings: Premarital sex - Philippines
Young adults - Sexual behavior - Philippines
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Honolulu: East-West Center
Series/Report no.: Asia-Pacific population & policy ; no. 42
Abstract: According to the 1994 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS-II), most of the sexual activity reported by young people in the Philippines takes place within the context of a committed relationship. Such relationships usually pass through a continuum leading to some form of traditional or formally sanctioned marriage. These results suggest that "marital status" is a rather poor basis for deciding whether to provide or withhold family planning and reproductive health services.
Description: For more about the East-West Center, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/
Pages/Duration: 4 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3903
ISSN: 0891-6683
Appears in Collections:Asia-Pacific Population & Policy
Miscellaneous Publications - Philippine Studies



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