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Swaziland King To Use World Bank HIV Funds To Pay Girls To Remain Virgins

International Business Times: Swaziland King Pays Girls $18 a Month to Remain Virgins; Uses World Bank HIV Funds
“Swaziland’s King Mswati III has reportedly announced to pay all teenage girls in the South Africa kingdom a monthly stipend of 200 rands ($18) for abstaining from sex and remaining a virgin. The funds for the projects are financed by the World Bank for tackling HIV/AIDS…” (Varghese, 10/9).

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