PERCEPTION OF PREMARITAL SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP AMONGST STUDENTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTION

PERCEPTION OF PREMARITAL SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP AMONGST STUDENTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTION A CASE STUDY OF DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY ABRAKA

ABSTRACT

This study focuses on the “Perception of premarital sex among students in higher education The challenges of sex before marriage have drawn concern. This is due to different social problems it generates understanding is that sex before marriage comes with its own dangers and if not treated properly can lead to more social problems. Moreover, the theory of planned behavior was used to explain sex before marriage and her presence among the first students cycle. to achieve the stated objectives of the research, data were collected through the questionnaire as a tool. the data were analyzed using the simple percentage statistical tool to achieve clarity. According to research findings, it was concluded that sex before marriage among students has reached alarming proportions and that sex before marriage is now part of the social life of students and as such, students do nothing see wrong with it. Therefore, it was recommended that, early sex education should be given to children, regular campaign and public awareness on sex before marriage should be carried out and that parents, government and the general public need take it upon themselves to bring their own quota to the education and the reduction of sex before marriage.