The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that anal sex has become many Ghanaian women favourite. Contrary to views that men coerce them into engaging in anal sex against their will.
The Director General of, Dr. Kyeremeh Atuahene disclosed this interesting trend while discussing HIV/ AIDS risk factors on Monday on Accra-based Adom FM’s Burning Issues.
Dr. Kyeremeh stated …”Anal sex is not happening only between a man and his fellow man but also between a man and a woman. It has become a new trend or fun among some groups of women. Men who have sex with fellow men, increases their chance or risk of getting HIV. This is 28 times higher than those who do not have anal sex.”
He cautioned that HIV/AIDS infection is more likely to occur in those who inject illicit drugs and engage in anal sex. he
He however revealed that a total of 355,000 people contracted the virus at the end of 2022.
Out of the scary number, 289,718 were 25 years and above, 40,497 were aged 15-24 and 24,712 were children aged 0 to 14, Dr Atuahene added.
The Ghana AIDS Commission boss, in an attempt to paint a real picture of the HIV/AIDS prevalence, said there is at least one HIV/AIDS patient in every social group, including pastors, preachers, chiefs, teachers, journalists, and many others.