The Director General of the Ghana Aids Commission, Steve Gyeremeh Atuahene has disclosed how young girls are contracting the HIV virus through older men.
Speaking on Rainbow radio, he said it’s alarming how minors are contracting the virus through older men who deliberately refuse to wear condoms and infect them with it.
According to him the new infections among children from 0-14 years were 3,596.
He said 5,211 young people between the ages of 15-24 years contracted the virus with, 4,325 being females and 866 being males.
”The older men sleeping with the young girls are not wearing condoms. They are not using protection. They are deliberately sleeping with these young girls and infecting them,” he bemoaned.