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Choices is a guide for young people growing up in Africa today. It provides them with accurate information about themselves and their bodies so that they can make informed decisions about their future. It focuses especially on successful relationships, happy marriage and children. Placed in the context of changing cultures, this book concentrates on the limited choices faced by many young people, particularly girls. The importance of self-esteem, decision making skills, responsibility and communication are all highlighted. Choices is aimed at young people, peer educators and youth teachers, health workers and parents. It covers the sensitive issues of sexuality, pregnancy and abortion, STDs and HIV infection and drug abuse in a lively and straightforward style. It will be invaluable to anyone helping young people to grow up as fulfilled and responsible individuals.