Today is 14th February, a day observed across the world as Valentine’s Day.
Records show that a lot of unwanted pregnancies are recorded on this day. This is because most people often engage themselves in unplanned s*xual intercour$e on this day.
So, will you use condom or any form of contraceptives supposing you have planned to have s*x this Valentine’s Day?
You won’t have the opportunity to use condom or any other contraceptive if you are in Tanzania.
This is because President John Magufuli has placed a ban on contraceptive adverts in the country.
According to the President, Tanzania needs its people to do their bit in increasing the countries populations.
President Magufuli blames the easy access to contraceptives as part of the problem in people not having many kids.
He added that contraceptive adverts encourage people not to have children and the lack of children will impact the countries economy in the future.
Mr Magufuli described people who use condoms as lazy. He justified his decision saying:
‘They do not want to work hard to feed a large family. And that is why they opt for births controls and end up with one or two children only’.
‘I have travelled to Europe and elsewhere and have seen the harmful effects of birth control. Some countries are now facing declining population growth’.
Mr Magufuli’s government appears to be determined to change the lifestyle of Tanzanians.
He has been pushing the ‘no contraceptive’ agenda since he assumed power in 2015.
Mr Magufuli in 2016, after the launch of free primary and secondary education said: ‘Women can now throw away their contraceptives. Education is now free’.
Not long ago, he proposed that pregnant schoolgirls should be blocked from resuming their education after giving birth.
Do all these proposals make sense to you at all?
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