In Khayelitsha’s taverns, condom distribution provides the first line of defense

Drinking establishments known as shebeens pose a high risk for the transmission of HIV, research shows. Alcohol use has been associated with a larger number of sexual partners for both men and women, and an increased incidence rate of unprotected vaginal intercourse. The dim lighting and intimate atmosphere in shebeens contributes to a sense of [...]

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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 14:10