In Nigeria, groups help 'discordant couples'

October 14, 2011

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In Nigeria, a growing number of support groups are addressing the needs of 'discordant couples.'

Coping with news that you’re HIV positive is a traumatic process. It’s even harder if your partner walks out on you.

In Nigeria, women are especially vulnerable. There are, however, a growing number support groups counseling so-called “discordant couples” on how to live positively. Richard Lough reports from Lagos. (Some names have been changed to protect sources.)

This story originally aired on the World Vision Report. We got it from the Public Radio Exchange.