Condoms in prison debate rages

The issue of whether to distribute condoms in prisons is a hot potato that has pitted the government against AIDS organisations.

It has pitted Vice-President Mompati Merafhe, against the executive director of the Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV (BONELA), Uyapo Ndadi. 

This follows the statement that Merafhe made recently at the meeting of the National AIDS Council when he insisted that government will not issue condoms to prisoners.  Merafhe is also the acting chairperson of the National AIDS Council.  

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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