The Experience of girls living in a localization area in maintaining their reproductive health

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Localization is a place of sexual transactions for sexual services. Girls are the most vulnerable to this localization situation because of their immature reproductive organs and the impact on their reproductive health in the future. Phenomenological studies are used to explore experiences of ten young women living in this area in maintaining their reproductive health. The result of this study by thematic content analysis showed seven themes including (1) the participants’ perception of localization was the place of naughty women and free sexual activity that can transmit the STD and influence the adolescent psychic (2) The ways the participants kept their reproductive organs health were by maintaining friendships, keeping personal hygiene, avoiding free sexual activity, having healthy food, and having routine medical checkup (3) Information support was gained from family, health functionary, media, and teacher (4) Emotional support from family and friends (5) The barrier was the unreachable health facilities and under-expected health service (6) The needs of the participants were reproductive health service and clean environment (7) The expectation of the participants were the existence of health education and intensive health service with friendly nurses. The result of this research recommended that there was a need for socializing the intensive ways to maintain reproductive health, especially in a risky environment.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event32nd Euro Nursing and Medicare Summit - FR, France, France
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …


Conference32nd Euro Nursing and Medicare Summit
Period1/01/17 → …


  • maintaining steps, localization area, reproductive health, experience, young women.


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