Friday, March 23, 2012
90,000 men have unsafe sex with prostitutes
Around 90,000 Sri Lankan men on average are in the habit of having unsafe sex with prostitutes, STD prevention unit’s Dr. Chandrika Wickramasuriya said.
According to her, around 63 per cent use condoms in sexual relationships at lodges, while the figure stands 70 pc and 82 pc at massage clinics and with street prostitutes respectively.
Dr. Wickramasuriya says that most men exposed to STDs are in the age group 30 to 44 years, while there have also been cases involving youths as young as 15 years.