Metrics details. Female anal sex is a receptive type of sexual practice among heterosexual couples where the penis is inserted into the anus of a female partner. In the Western world, a number of studies and interventions have been carried out on anal sex among men due to its potential risks to HIV transmission. In African countries, including Tanzania, there is dearth of information on the risks inherent in practices associated with female anal sex in the general population. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with female anal sex in fuelling HIV transmission in selected districts of Tanzania. Both quantitative and qualitative methods i. Study participants included community members of aged 15 and above such as heads of the household, adolescents, bar workers and commercial sex workers. A total of individuals were interviewed,
Heterosexual anal intercourse HAI is not an uncommon behavior and it confers a higher risk of HIV transmission than vaginal intercourse. We assessed correlates of reporting HAI in the previous year. Then, among people reporting HAI in the past year, we assessed what event-level factors are associated with having HAI at last sex. Among people who had HAI in the past year, those who had HAI at last sex were more likely to have a partner who was HIV-positive or of unknown status or to have exchanged money or drugs for sex at last sex. There is evidence that the prevalence of HAI may be increasing in recent years, which may be due to a true increase in the behavior over time or heterosexuals becoming more comfortable reporting the behavior 2 , 3.
The content here can be syndicated added to your web site. Print Version pdf icon. There are many different types of HPV.
A sodomy law is a law that defines certain sexual acts as crimes. The precise sexual acts meant by the term sodomy are rarely spelled out in the law, but are typically understood by courts to include any sexual act deemed to be unnatural or immoral. As of July , 68 countries as well as five sub-national jurisdictions [a] have laws criminalizing homosexuality. Among these 68 countries, 43 of them criminalize not only male homosexuality but also female homosexuality. In 11 of them, homosexuality is punished with the death penalty. This is the earliest known law condemning the act of male-to-male intercourse in the military. In the Roman Republic , the Lex Scantinia imposed penalties on those who committed a sex crime stuprum against a freeborn male minor. The law may also have been used to prosecute male citizens who willingly played the passive role in same-sex acts.