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Unfortunately for my blushing and awkward Englishness most of these taboos revolved around sex.

I’d uncomfortably discovered through conversations with perplexed villagers that the myths surrounding HIV weren't limited to the misplacement of Coca-Cola; according to local rumour, white people, young people and Christians were incapable of contracting the virus whilst I disturbingly discovered that a joke in ‘The Book of Mormon,’ involving sex, babies and the curing of aids was rumoured practice here.

To the right of me two other volunteers were attracting a crowd by filling a johnny with water and shouting ‘No man’s government is too big for a condom.’ In front stood a collection of perplexed villagers, all of them moving their eyes between the water bomb condom and my awkward stance.

I cleared my throat and announced ‘HIV cannot be prevented by pouring soda on your genitals, HIV can only be prevented by abstinence, faithfulness and er,’ I gestured to the bloated contraception that was now being examined by locals, ‘Condoms.’ I had never imagined uttering that sentence, let alone speaking it in central west Africa, but my trip to Uganda had presented me with cultural taboo after cultural taboo that, at times, required direct confrontation.

When I told the gathered women that I was intending to marry until after twenty-five one responded, ‘but who will want you at twenty-five? Similar responses were given when I explained interracial marriage, older mothers and the possibility of a woman wanting a career before children, ‘But who would want the stress of work when you could serve your husband? Ugandan men's sexual exploits didn't stop with polygamy; living in a country where prostitution is legal has lead to them taking a very casual approach to the whole act of seduction; if they want sex and a wife/ women is around or willing, they go pay for it.

My colleagues were perplexed at the thought of single Englishmen going without sex.

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Whilst western women might invest in a wax and a new set of undergarments Ugandan women take part in a wholly different ritual.Więcej informacji, łącznie z informacjami o dostępnych opcjach kontroli, znajdziesz w dokumencie : Zasady stosowania plików cookie. It all ends in bed and nothing that happens in bed leaves the bed.There was also the moment that many locals felt that Aids had been brought to Uganda by white people.I can’t blame them for making a link; even though there has been an increasing presence of white aid workers in Uganda, there has also been a rise in cases, though this is more down to the failure of certain groups to promote condom use than white sexual activity.

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