Sex action

January 2010
New Internationalist;Jan2010, Issue 429, p12
The article discusses the effect of abstinence-only programs on sub-Saharan Africa. During the administration of former President George W. Bush, overseas organizations were prohibited from receiving U.S. family planning assistance if they used funds to provide abortion information or services. According to the author safe-sex programs in regions like Tanzania and Kenya became virtually nonexistent resulting in increased numbers unwanted children, unsafe abortions and rate of HIV infection.


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