Category Archives: girls

  1. African Girls Getting World Bank Cash Deters Sex With ‘Sugar Daddies’

    Via Bloomberg, by Simon Clark Young women in sub-Saharan Africa have HIV infection rates up to three times higher than their male peers, largely because of relationships with older “sugar daddies” who give them money in exchange for sex. The phenomenon contributes significantly to HIV’s spread, said Ester Etkin of loveLife, South Africa’s largest anti-AIDS group. A Read More >>

    Africa, girls, HIV/AIDS, Infections, Malawi, sexual behavior, sub-saharan Africa, sugar daddies, teenagers, World Bank
  2. HIV/AIDS: Five Ways to reduce women’s vulnerability to HIV/AIDS

     Via PlusNews Women and girls across the globe continue to be disproportionately affected by the AIDS pandemic. HIV is the leading cause of death and disease among women of reproductive age worldwide. IRIN/PlusNews presents five important ways to reduce women’s vulnerability to HIV: Education: According to UNAIDS, illiterate women are four times more likely to believe Read More >>

    education. reproductive health services, girls, HIV/AIDS, STI, women