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What’s Putting Young Folks at Risk?
It’s a range of factors such as poverty, lack of access to health care and testing, gender oppression/violence, substance abuse, high levels of HIV in the community already and homophobia to name a few. But there are other factors such as lack of sex education, survival sex, past sexual abuse, having older sexual partners who control condom use that increase young people’s risk.
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