“My uncle abused me sexually,” a female soccer coach tells a group of adolescent boys and girls in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, a city with one of the highest HIV rates in the country. “I never told anybody because I was scared and didn’t understand what was happening. … I have been living with HIV for 10 years now.”
Thus begins another series of Grassroot Soccer workshops, which tap into soccer’s phenomenal popularity in sub- Saharan Africa to educate kids about HIV. After telling...
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