Educate Girls: Fight AIDS (2005)


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Publication Date: 2005
Author/Publisher: UNAIDS, The Global Coalition of Women and AIDS
Language: English

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Growing evidence shows that getting and keeping young people in school, particularly girls, dramatically lowers their vulnerability to HIV. By itself, merely attending primary school makes young people significantly less likely to contract HIV. When young people stay in school through the secondary level, education’s protective effect against HIV is even more pronounced. This is especially true for girls


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