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South African Teenagers With HIV Fight to Overcome Stigmai
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July 02, 2013 3:58 PM
South Africa has the world's greatest number of people living with HIV/AIDS, and among them are 300,000 children and teenagers. These young people have had to live with the prospect of lifelong treatment while also confronting the stigma they face from their peers. Emilie Iob profiles three of those teenagers and has this report from Johannesburg.

South African Teenagers With HIV Fight to Overcome Stigma

Published July 02, 2013

South Africa has the world's greatest number of people living with HIV/AIDS, and among them are 300,000 children and teenagers. These young people have had to live with the prospect of lifelong treatment while also confronting the stigma they face from their peers. Emilie Iob profiles three of those teenagers and has this report from Johannesburg.


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