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Child Brides Being Kidnapped, Believed To Be A Cure For HIV

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The alarming CNN Freedom Project tells the story about young women being kidnapped as child brides by those who believe that having sex with a young girl can cure their HIV. In many African villages, girls as young as 12 years old are

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Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:48 am
Ignorance, backwardness, does not have a faith . people who are motivated by instincts only .Very sad & Painful .Thanks .

Penny C. (94)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 6:33 am
So sad,thanks Rose.

Bob P. (408)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 11:14 am
thanks Rose

Vivien Green (153)
Friday February 1, 2013, 4:36 am
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Roshani S. (81)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:07 am
Sad :(

Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:01 am
humans stupidity doesn't know the borders...

Bruno Moreira (61)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:36 am

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:35 pm
I've read about it before. This is so sad.

Dianna M. (16)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:21 pm
. . . I had to delete my first couple of comments, I'd've probably been banned from Care2 forever.

And am I the only one who's getting really annoyed at those f***ing testosterone ads here on Care2?

Lorene S. (12)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:56 pm
Men don't change, do they? In Medieval times virgins were thought to "cure" syphilis. Women are always to be used for something
I guess it's as good an excuse as any, huh?

marie T. (164)
Friday February 1, 2013, 3:34 pm
What a waste of time Human Rights in Africa
Human Rights Movement has changed so much in the last few years

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 3:43 pm

Winn Adams (218)
Friday February 1, 2013, 4:27 pm
Ignorance is terrible. Is there know one who can provide information that will change their minds?

Colleen L. (2)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:28 pm
That is disgusting. Where on Earth did they ever come up with this sick notion??? Thanks Rose

Patricia N. (9)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:34 pm
Education please. These poor young girls.

Lloyd H. (46)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:45 pm
Well I must admit the 'forced marriage' is a new twist on a problem that is at least in its second decade. The Virgin Cure Insanity seems to have originated in 16th Century Europe, resurfaced in 19th Century England and now again in Africa, particularly in former English colonies. As early as 2001-2002 South African experts were estimating 60 child and infant rapes per day, many as an HIV/AIDS Virgin Cures. The experts did admit the number as an estimate as they estimate that only 1 in 35 rapes were reported. And I am sure, not, that the desperation caused by the spread of HIV/AIDS knowingly encouraged by the International Gag Rule on condoms and the infinite and infallible wisdom of the Roman Catholic Church banning condoms under all circumstances had nothing what so ever to do with with these atrocities.

Devon Leonard (54)
Friday February 1, 2013, 10:20 pm
Terrifying and barbarian........

Charlene Rush (79)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:48 pm
How many do we have to say it ~ EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION.

Alexander Werner (53)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 7:39 am
Yes, EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION and for those who still doesn't get it -


alicia m. (97)
Monday February 4, 2013, 12:27 am
noted, gracias

Latonya W. (82)
Monday February 4, 2013, 11:21 am
stupidity in the worst form........embarrassing even;(

Sergio Padilla (63)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:07 am
Sick bastards! Shared and noted

Judith C. (159)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:55 pm
That is so sad that they do not know & their actions just cause more pain.

Yvonne F. (176)
Monday March 4, 2013, 11:34 am
Beyond words!!!!!!!! Where does all these horrible ideas come from?
Thanks Rose
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