KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu, in his capacity as the chairperson of the provincial council on Aids, has called for a united front against “blessers”.
The term “blesser” is used to describe older men who pay younger women for s_ex.
Mchunu, with Health MEC Sbongiseni Dhlomo and other members of the provincial executive council, embarked on a peaceful demonstration in Mtubatuba on Friday aimed at creating awareness about blessers and illegal abortions.
Mchunu said the province had “declared war on blessers”.
“Young people hold the key to the future, but unfortunately, as they grow, they are increasingly exposed to reproductive health risks such as s_exually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies.”
Mchunu said he hoped to strengthen a behavioural change in young people.
Source : News24