Despite nationwide efforts to increase HIV awareness among the youth in Uganda, sexually active young people consistently have sex without using condoms. It seemed sexually active people were more concerned about pregnancy than about contracting sexually transmitted infections and diseases such as HIV and Aids. And then there are young people who engage in risky behaviour with sugar daddies and sugar mummies. The latter shower them with cash, clothes and even holidays in exchange for their company. We even have reality TV shows where young people show their desire to date older, wealthier and successful men and women. But the downside is they do not have the power to negotiate condom use; it is particularly difficult for women and young people who have not received comprehensive sexuality education.
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Why Are We So Obsessed With Taboo Sex?
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why is sex still taboo?
It was even considered a taboo to talk about menstruation, sexual intercourse, about contraceptive methods etc. Their parents may think they are studying well, but instead they are talking about sexuality. At first Amlakale found it difficult to have discussions with his parents. The turning point came when his parents attended the exhibition he made as part of the Meharebe club, an in-school Comprehensive Sexuality Education CSE programme.
None of us are unscathed by shame-y ideas about sexuality. Women should be sexy, but not sexual. Vibrators are addictive. Porn is addictive and will ruin your life.