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South African girls from the Star for Life programme, a non-profit organisation with the mission to inspire young people to believe in their dreams for the future and live in an AIDS-free generation. (Photo/ Wikimedia Commons)

Young Women Most At-Risk For HIV Are Not Taking Their Prevention Drugs. Why?

Young women acquire HIV 7-8 years earlier than their male peers. But clinical trials from South Africa show that they are not taking their pre-exposure HIV drugs as prescribed, for it would mean admitting they are having sex


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It Seems Money Brings Africa More Joy Than Good Sex

Some of the ‘happiest’ countries in Africa also have high FGM rates, they score badly on representation of women in politics, and female folk tend to be treated badly in these countries. A contradiction?