tirsdag 15. august 2017

China, Let’s Talk About Sex

Whether in a classroom or at home, young people in China are in desperate need of “The Talk.” From startling increases in HIV and unplanned pregnancies to unreported sexual abuse, a dangerous ignorance about the birds and the bees and how to do “it” safely is putting the nation’s youth at risk. While China has made extraordinary progress in bringing down HIV infection rates to some of the lowest in the world, there has been an alarming increase in new HIV cases among 15 to 24 year olds. During the first nine months of 2016, 2,321 students were diagnosed with HIV – a 410 percent increase over the same period in 2010.