West African HIV-2 prevalence associated with lower historical male circumcision rate

Medical News Today, 

Cities with substantial uncircumcised populations in 1950 tended to have higher HIV-2 prevalence from 1985.

In West African cities, male circumcision rates in 1950 were negatively correlated with HIV-2 prevalence from 1985, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by João Sousa from the University of Leuven, Belgium, and colleagues.

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Teaching young men to break the cycle of sexual violence

The Guardian,

Following the Kosovo conflict, ‘hyper-masculine’ personas and sexual violence were common. Now, a project is seeing striking results by promoting a different kind of male role model.

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