U.S. Funding For Abstinence, Fidelity Programs To Prevent HIV In Africa Had No Measurable Effect On Key Indicators, Study Says
New York Times: U.S. Push for Abstinence in Africa Is Seen as Failure Against HIV
“The $1.3 billion that the United States government has spent since 2005 encouraging Africans to avoid AIDS by practicing abstinence and fidelity did not measurably change sexual behavior and was largely wasted, according to a study presented on the last day of an AIDS conference [in Seattle]…” (McNeil, 2/26).
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