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Friday, 12 October 2012

Brazilian government uses indigenous language for the first time in anti-AIDS campaign

Brazil is using an indigenous language for the first in a campaign aimed at curbing violence against women and the spread of HIV.
The program includes folders warning that “violence or fear of violence increase women’s vulnerability to HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases” because women who fear violence can be forced to have unprotected sex.
Full article in Washington Post

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