Thousands of African men probably dying from HIV owing to anti-gay laws
African countries have some of the world’s most prohibitive laws governing homosexuality, with sex between gay people a crime across most of Africa
Thousands of gay men in Africa are likely to be dying from HIV-related illnesses every year due to homophobic laws that stifle their chances of being tested and treated, researchers behind a study published in The Lancet HIV journal on Monday say.
A study of the data of 45,000 gay men in 28 African countries including Kenya, Malawi and Nigeria found that only one in four living with HIV were taking medication...
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