March 23, 2006
Christian Group Drops Abstinence Slogan
March 23, 2006—Christian Aid, an international aid organization based in the UK and Ireland, has lost faith in the idea of teaching abstinence as a means of HIV prevention, the group announced this week. Instead of embracing the slogan ABC, which stands for Abstinence; Be faithful; use Condoms, the group’s new motto is SAVE—Safer practices; Available medications; Voluntary counseling and testing; Empowerment through education. United for Life criticized the move.
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