IPS Examines Ugandan Women’s Access To Sex Education, Contraceptives, HIV Prevention Methods

Inter Press Service: Myths, Secrets, and Inequality Surround Ugandan Women’s Sex Lives
“…[T]he Christa clinic in Jinja, Uganda, … serves a poor community near the banks of Lake Victoria and the source of the Nile river, providing free and low-cost family planning services. Services such as these are patchy at best in Uganda which has one of the highest birth rates in the world: the average Ugandan women will give birth to six babies during her lifetime. A different, more concerning, statistic has emerged in Uganda and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa in recent years. Young women are becoming HIV-positive much younger than their male peers…” (Rowlands, 9/11).

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