Traditional sex and local sex in ghana com

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The availability of contraceptives in Bolgatanga municipality varies per area.

Various brands of male condoms are available at pharmacies, supermarkets, and health clinics, mainly in Bolgatanga town, but also in some of the rural communities.

The unequal power in the sexual relationships of young people—related to the traditional value system that gives men, but not women, “sexual freedom, both in and outside marriage”—is another determining factor for unprotected sex.

The sexually active youth in Ghana are at relative high risk for contracting HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended pregnancies with adverse consequences for their future (Appiah-Agyekum and Suapim ).

The three main religions in Bolgatanga municipality are traditionalism (practised by 22.3% of the population), Christianity (57.6%) and Islam (17.1%).