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AVAC STUDY: Medical male circumcision effect on women likely universally bad

A bunch of focus groups were set up in East Africa to determine women’s attitudes and perceptions (shaped no doubt by experience) to medical male circumcision. All the findings came out negative. From believing that male circumcision is by definition … Continue reading

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AVAC goes off the rails (and off message)

It is now clear that normally sober public policy organizations are vulnerable to veering into the area of propaganda and thoughtless advocacy usually only seen in the ideologically driven arena of abstinence and “be faithful” schools of HIV/AIDS prevention. One … Continue reading

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