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HIV & teen marriage

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Wed, 2012-03-28 08:57
Submitted by Heather Corinna on Wed, 2012-03-28 08:57

The common practice of child and adolescent marriage is an increasingly important factor in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Married adolescents know less about HIV, are less able to negotiate condom use, and are much more likely to use no method of protection from HIV than are their unmarried peers.

— Advocates for Youth

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