“My administration has more than tripled funding for abstinence-only programs since taking office.”
—President George W. Bush
World AIDS Day Proclamation December 1,  2004
(pictured with members of a Ugandan children’s choir)

“As we practice our national HIV prevention model...we should emphasize abstinence and faithfulness [over condoms].”
—Uganda’s First Lady Janet Museveni
The New Vision, March 25, 2005

AIDS activists charge that the Ugandan government’s new pro-abstinence stance led to a catastrophic condom shortage there.
—Ugandan Mission to the UN
New York City, August 30, 2005