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Where ignorance can be deadly, breaking the cycle
A group of young people listen intently as Hervé Yao and Carole Gnamaka discuss safe sex practices. The peer educators are there every weekend to explain to neighbourhood youth the dangers of HIV.

Overcoming HIV/AIDS with the community, a fight for life
Bernadette Gouéhi, 30 year old, is a volunteer in charge of community mobilisation to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS. She attends the weekly meetings for the public awareness agents of the NGO Development Initiative-Africa.

On the first anniversary of the AIDS campaign, living with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire
A little boy sits quietly with two women, awaiting his turn. Kouadio is six years old and is starting school this year. A social worker approaches and hands him a UNICEF education kit.



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