Cultural factors and sexual practices of women living with HIV / AIDS in South West, Nigeria.




The study examined the cultural factors and sexual practices of women living with HIV/AIDS in South West, Nigeria.  Three states were chosen out of the six states in South West. One hundred and Eighty Three women living with HIV/AIDS were drawn from the three states. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study. A questionnaire titled “Questionnaire on women living with HIV/AIDS (QWLH/A)” was administered on the respondents. The findings revealed that there is high significant relationship between cultural factor and sexual practices in placing women on the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Based on the findings, it was recommended that government should introduce sex education for young Nigerians. The practice of widow inheritance can die slowly by testing both parties involved before the inheritance is carried out.

Author Biography

Blessing Ijeoma Anumaka, kampalainternational university,uganda

Currently lecturing as Associate Professor,College of Education,Open Distance and E learning(CEODE),Kampala International University.Consulting with Institutions on Teaching, Peadagogy, Management,integrating Skills,and Policy issues,Research and publications.Reviews for a lot of University and International Journals.Has taught in Higher education for over 15years.Has over 25years teaching and administrative experience and have worked at alll levels of education.

Has published widely and used as resource in many workshops and serminars.Belongsto many Educational and Education affilliated Organizations,Fellowof Lo Institute of Teachers London,Unicarribean Business Institute,Member of Association ofInstitutional Research,USA.and Member ,Member, Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning, (NAEAP),An Affiliate of Commonwealth Council For Educational Administration & Management (CCEAM

Has passion for travelling and connecting with people.






How to Cite

Akinbebije, C. O., Anumaka, B. I., & Dahiru, A. (2020). Cultural factors and sexual practices of women living with HIV / AIDS in South West, Nigeria. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 7(5), 91–95.