A talk about sex in a traditional African home is a taboo and it’s incredibly abominable. Parents find it incredibly difficult to talk about sexuality with their teens even though they know that their children practice sex.
The issue was exacerbated by African culture and practice married to foreign religious beliefs. You think it makes them promiscuous as they grow up to talk about sex to your family. In order to avoid this, the subject in the house is completely forbidden.The study has shown that parents who speak about sexual and reproductive health with their children prefer to have children who are educated and who know how to do sexual activity responsibly.
Given the silence on the topic, Lydia Forson, a Ghanaian actress, demanded that the topic be addressed in her twitter booklet in the various houses. “How many of you had your parents sit down and talk to you about sex? She was tweeting.
In answer, Efia Odo, Ghanaian actress revealed that only when she lost her virginity she had the chance to have such a conversation with her father. “After my virginity had broken the conversation. It wasn’t even a conversation … it was a whole bunch of insults.