Chinwuba Iyizoba | Thursday, 2 April 2009
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Bleak stories behind failed condom campaigns
Before blanketing the continent with condoms to stop AIDS, why don't you live in rural Africa for a while?
Sub-Saharan Africa has two-thirds of the world's HIV/AIDS cases. So you would think that Western journalists and politicians might condescend to ask us what we think about how to fight AIDS. But they haven't. A pity, because they would have found that many of us support Pope Benedict XVI's scepticism about the effectiveness of distributing condoms. [more]