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11 March 2009

SA kids being forced to have sex

A shocking 15% of South African school children have been forced to have sex, a study has revealed.

Fifteen percent of South African school children have been forced to have sex, a study by an international group of epidemiologists based in Canada has revealed, the SABC reported.

SA kids would knowingly spread HIV
The survey also revealed that 15% of South African school children between the ages of 12-and 17-years would knowingly spread HIV.


Nearly half of SA boys raped
What's happening to our children?

 
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