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“[S]ugar daddies…are destroying our children.”

AT LEAST 28% of schoolgirls are HIV positive while only 4% of young boys are infected with the virus in the country.

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said this was a clear indication that old men were sleeping with young girls – a statistic he said “destroyed my soul”.

“It is clear that it is not young boys who are sleeping with these girls. It is old men. We must take a stand against sugar daddies because they are destroying our children,” Motsoaledi said.

28% of schoolgirls are HIV positive.’ Sowetan Live, 3/14/2013.