Ugandan women not using condoms

The majority of Ugandan women are not using condoms as a form of protection, newly-released research has found.

According to a study carried out by Makerere University, which was reported in New Vision, nearly 83 per cent of females in the country do not make men wear the prophylactic when having carnal relations.

For those not taking precautions, there is the chance they could end up contracting a sexually transmitted infection, such as syphilis or chlamydia.

The investigation lasted for four years, from 2006 to 2010, while it also discovered people under 30 were more likely to use contraceptives.

Indeed, some 64.3 per cent of ladies who had used condoms said they would be willing to try them again, while this figure was 62.5 per cent for men.

It comes after a report published in the Local found Swedes are wearing the barrier device on only 30 per cent of the time they have sex.