Unformatted text preview: and Zimbabwe were not only HIV-AIDS is highly prevalent, but female literacy rates are also low. This could suggest lack of contraceptive knowledge and more susceptibility to being affected by AIDS-HIV. D. Increased education would help limit the rate of HIV-AID rates in countries stricken by its affects. However, not only would it help prevent HIV-AIDs, but the knowledge of contraceptives could also cap off high population rates as well. Countries with high HIV-AIDS rates as well as high literacy exist, especially in the Southern tip of Africa. One reason could include the necessity for children to provide wealth for the family. Also while a country may have high literacy rates, it may take years before a decrease in HIV-AIDS could be noticeable given its rapid spread, especially urban areas....
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- Fall '05
- Geography, urban areas, HIV-AIDS, high HIV-AIDS rates