Africa : Gay & Black Glossary
- I sked Carol Nyirenda, AIDS (Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome) and TB (Tuberculosis) activist from Zambia why women in Africa have so much more trouble with
HIV (Human Imumuno-deficiency Virus) than they do in the West.
- dry sex
- Women are not permitted to say no to sex with their husbands even if they are openly promiscuous.
Promiscuity is completely acceptable for males.
- Women cannot leave promiscuous men because they require men for financial support.
- Women without husbands have similar status to prostitutes. Men sexually harass them.