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SWAZILAND: Circumcision campaign backfires

The Swazi Observer reports that a campaign to encourage male circumcision by motivating women to berate and ridicule encourage men to do it has backfired. The intent was to get these women involved with the process … New male circumcision … Continue reading

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AFRICA: Male circumcision as subjugation of women

Cultural beliefs that women are inferior to men are spurring the rapid spread of HIV in Swaziland and Botswana, the countries most affected by AIDS, according to a report released Monday. … Women subsequently ha[ve] no control over sexual decisions, including using a … Continue reading

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SWAZILAND: Mass HIV infection, shortage of medical personnel, and now false hope

In a nation where the HIV infection rate is said to be nearing 50%, people are desperate. Getting sick with wholly curable diseases can be life-threatening. Getting HIV is a short-order yet slowly unfolding death sentence. It may take 10 … Continue reading

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