The Great Condom Debate: The Catholic Church’s Role in Brazil’s AIDS Crisis
Alexa Lawhorn and Marina Moore
Abstinence or safe sex? Brazil has been a model to the rest of the world in handling the HIV/AIDS Crisis, but their work was not without ideological obstacles. The National AIDS Program has butted heads with the prominent Catholic Church about promoting proper prevention. The Church argues abstinence ,denouncing NAP’s efforts to promote safe condom use. Regardless of their differences, both organizations understand prioritizing the health of the Brazilian population. Your hosts Alexa Lawhorn and Marina Moore lay out the details of the Brazilian Catholic Church’s involvement in the AIDS crisis.
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