Sugar Daddy, Sugar Mummy, ladies-for-cash-based sex cause of high HIV AIDS- AIDS Commission
Ghana AIDS Commission has found “new practices” among youngsters which the commission says are the reason for the skyscraper of HIV diseases.
Figures from the commission show that 12,000 individuals kicked the bucket from HIV related causes in 2020 while 5,000 youngsters gotten the infection. The information uncovered that a greater number of ladies were tainted than men.
Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission Kyeremeh Atuahene, says the arising ways of life of youngsters are to be faulted for the marvel.
“Youngsters have embraced new practices separated from the Sugar Daddy-Sugar Mummy disorder, we likewise have what we call companions with advantage where they will have lady friends, sweethearts and the thought is that in the event that you lay down with me you’ll need to give me cash”, he clarified.
With respect to predominance of ladies in the tainted numbers, he said conditional sex is one of the causes.
“Greater part of young ladies are into value-based sex; that is the place where they imagine that at whatever point they engage in sexual relations with somebody they ought to get something back, it tends to be cash, it very well may be a gift, it very well may be some other thing in return for sex”, he clarified in a meeting with the media.
He added that “they don’t consider themselves to be whores yet it is a training that opens them to HIV transmission”.
Mr Atuahene anyway added that prostitution is additionally a significant reason for the expanding HIV contaminations among ladies.
“Interestingly, an ever increasing number of ladies are trading sex for cash in the city, what we call sex work and that is likewise very stressing”, he noted.
The AIDS Commission Director General accepts that in case they are an adjustment of these practices “we can gain a ground towards accomplishing pestilence control and finishing Aids”
Source: africaneditors.com/African Editors