Attitudes to Marriage and Sexual Behavior among Japanese Youth

Attitudes to Marriage and Sexual Behavior among Japanese Youth

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The aim of this study is to consider the relationship between attitudes toward marriage and contraception. The number of unmarried person in Japan has increased drastically in recent years, at the same time, the ratio of an alternative style of marriage which the realization of pregnancy leads up an opportunity increases among young people.
Goals of presentation:
[a]To take a general view of the historical change of the contraception among the youth.
[b]To give an analysis of the element that influences contraception.
[c]To discuss the relationship between general attitudes toward marriage and contraception in young people.
A nationwide questionnaire survey conducted every six years since 1974.
[a]The ratio of sexual intercourse accompanied with contraception has been leveled off since 1980\’s. Though the ratio of male contraception had exceeded than that of female\’s between 1970\’s and 1980\’s, noticeable difference has not been seen between male and female since 1990\’s.
[b] Both male and female chooses \”May not become pregnant\” at high rate.The percentage of those who chooses \’Will give birth when become pregnant\” is over 20%.

[c] More than half of male and female make the positive assessment of the marriage which the realization of pregnancy leads up an opportunity.
More than 70% of male and female think that getting married does not have to be rushed even if she or he has someone to love with at that moment.

The couple without proper legal process having a cis an exceptional situation since the marriage system in Japan is a uniform. However, the young people are not trying to connect the marriage and the birth in the short-circuit. After locating sexual intercourse as a symbol of the romance, they identify the pregnancy as the evidence of fate of marriage.

Speakers: Neil and Dwain
Conference: Demo
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