Aids leaves 9m African children without mothers

The AIDS-epidemic rages on in Africa, and people should start caring. From this article by Owen Bowcott, published in The Guardian today:

Nine million children in Africa will spend Mother’s Day this year with no one to cherish because they have lost their mothers to Aids, according to a British charity. The figure is equivalent to the total number of children in the United Kingdom under the age of 13.

In a report published today entitled Missing On Mother’s Day, the charity Save the Children says additional funds must be channeled towards millions more youngsters missing out on school in order to care for sick and dying parents.

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