Polygyny - Women - AIDS/HIV

AIDS/HIV

Among the Logoli of Kenya, the fear of AIDS or becoming infected with the HIV virus has informed women’s decisions in entering polygynous marriages. Women who are against polygynous marriages argued that polygyny places individuals at risk for contracting various sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS.

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