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J Qual Res Health Sci 2017, 6(3): 253-265 Back to browse issues page
An Explanation of Empowerment-based Sexual Health Education Strategies: A Qualitative Study
Zahra Bostani Khalesi Dr
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Introduction: Empowerment-based sexual health education is the best way to ensure the learning, implement safe and healthy sexual behavior, and confine the unhealthy sexual behavior. This study aimed to explore strategies for empowerment-based sexual health education.
Method: Conventional content analysis approach was recruited in this qualitative study. Participants were selected purposefully. Data were collected through 38 in-depth interviews with engaged and married men and women and 9 key informants. All the interviews were recorded and transcribed. The data were analyzed using content analysis method and using qualitative data analysis MAXQDA software.
Results: Code extraction revealed strategies for empowerment-based sexual health education in two main themes including use all capacities to educate (with two subthemes of formal and non-formal education), and structure of optimal education (with four subthemes of education for all, educational objectives, education on pillars, and commensurate with the characteristics of the target group).
Conclusion: The ultimate goal of educational development and sexual health promotion in the country is individuals and community empowerment. To achieve this goal, using all capacities to take advantage and rearrangement of sexual health education structure is essential. The results of this project would allow us to design sexual health education programs with the aim empowerment of individuals, especially youth.
Keywords: Education, Sexual health, Empowerment
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/03/10 | Accepted: 2016/06/20 | Published: 2018/01/4
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Bostani Khalesi Z. An Explanation of Empowerment-based Sexual Health Education Strategies: A Qualitative Study. J Qual Res Health Sci. 2017; 6 (3) :253-265
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