HONDURAS / República de Honduras


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According to a 1996 survey (Remez, 1999)[1], males aged 15-24 indicated they initiated sexual “activity” at a median age of 16.3 years (compared to 15.9 for the whole sample aged 15-59); females’ age of first sexual intercourse was 18.3.





Additional references:


§         Wright, J. D., Kaminsky, D. & Witting, M. (1993) Health and Social Conditions of street children in Honduras, Am J Dis Childhood 147:279-283





Janssen, D. F., Growing Up Sexually. VolumeI. World Reference Atlas. 0.2 ed. 2004. Berlin: Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology

Last revised: Dec 2004


[1] Remez, L. (1999) In Honduras, Men Now Have an Average of Five Children, but Consider a Family of Three to Be Ideal, Int Fam Plann Perspect 25,3:154-6