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Fighting AIDS on the football field

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© UNICEF B-roll HIV/AIDS 2001

When it comes to reaching boys and young men, Kennedy has found no better way than a game of football. At half time, Kennedy and his team invite their opponents over for a chat about girls, relationships, safe sex and AIDS. “The most we can do is to get young people together to create awareness about HIV and AIDS,” he says. “Some listen, which is good. Those who don’t listen may regret it…”