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GlobalPost Looks At Efforts To Prevent HIV Among Younger Women With ‘Sugar Daddies’ In South Africa

GlobalPost: The new front line in the fight against HIV: ‘Sugar daddies’
“…This is the new front line in fighting the HIV epidemic: stopping the older men who infect South Africa’s young women and girls with the virus that causes AIDS. The sugar daddy phenomenon is a transactional relationship in which a young woman has sex with an older, wealthier man in exchange for gifts or money — for example, he might pay for school fees, cell phone airtime, or even the rent…” (Conway-Smith, 11/21).