HIV/AIDS report worrying: YCL – South African Broadcasting Corporation

The survey reveals that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities(SABC) The Human Sciences Research Council’s survey which reveals that South Africans are not using condoms is worrying, the Young Communist League of South Africa said on Wednesday. The HSRC released its findings of the SA National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2012, in Pretoria on Tuesday. “The survey reveals that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities; they are not faithful to their partners and their knowledge of sexual health is minimal,” YCLSA spokesperson Khaya Xaba said. The survey revealed that HIV-prevalence in the 15-49 year age group was 18.8%, but was significantly higher in…

Charlize Theron discusses HIV/AIDS with South African president – Hollywood.com

Actress Charlize Theron met with South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday (29Jul13) to discuss his ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS. The Monster star, who is a South African native, went public with her high-powered date and has urged young people to better educate themselves on how to stay healthy. She says, “We are all here to support you. You are the future of this country and I am asking you to seize the opportunity to lead healthy and empowered lives… “It’s always very special for me to be able to come home and even more when I have a chance to lend my support to the youth of this country.” President Zuma welcomed…