"This is not a human rights issue. It is a
question of whether we survive as a nation or whether we allow HIV/AIDS
to completely decimate us as a nation."
"The IFP Youth Brigade believes that
especially in a country where women and child abuse has become endemic
to society; women and men going into lifelong commitments deserve to
know the HIV status of their partners."
"The IFP Youth Brigade further believes that HIV/AIDS will
ultimately be defeated by an earnest focus on family values. Our family
values as Africans are firmly embedded in our traditions of
faithfulness, respect for one's spouse and healthy living,"
"The call by the IFP President presents an
opportunity for young people around the country to nip this devastating
disease in the bud, as HIV/AIDS affects young people most. In making
this call, we believe that Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi is not merely
speaking as a political leader, but he is reaching out to the young
people of this country as a father who knows the pain and loss inflicted