Sailor Moon enlisted by Japan to fight STIs

Sailor Moon enlisted by Japan to fight STIs

Japanese anime character Sailor Moon is taking on a new fight: against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
The heroine and her creator, Naoko Takeuchi, have teamed up with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to launch a new public campaign.
Officials want to raise awareness about the rise of diseases like HIV and syphilis among young Japanese women.
Condoms and fliers featuring the pretty soldier, as she is famously known as, will be distributed at several venues.
An official press release stated that the campaign hoped to increase prevention, early detection, and treatment of... read more

22 November 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC

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