Saturday, September 6, 2008

Sugar Daddy

Vancouver Sun [BC]
6 September 2008

Rolling back Uganda's early gains against AIDS

Kathryn May, Canwest News Service

A pretty, young university student was persuaded by her roommate to meet a "sugar daddy" who, in exchange for casual sex, would shower her with gifts, nights out on the town and even help pay tuition.

She slipped into the darkened car parked outside her dormitory for the first meeting and discovered the man behind the wheel was her father.

The story, told by a girl in a series of interviews held with university students by Population Services International (PSI), helped inspire a sobering and highly controversial billboard campaign that lines the streets of Kampala. [...]