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They are addressing this issue very seriously." Societal mores play a part in the rise of HIV infections.

The government blames drugs in part for the increase in HIV infections - though not those narcotics that are injected with a needle.

Iranian society often ostracizes HIV-positive people, especially women.

"Most women here are in charge of their families, and unfortunately finding a job for them is very difficult," said Najimeh Babagol, a psychologist who works with HIV-positive women.

"Our youth must learn about sexual issues in schools," he said.

"Prevention is much easier than treatment of AIDS." In this Monday, Nov.

Iranian authorities blame that on how little general knowledge many have about the virus.

By comparison, in the United States, government statistics suggest 1.1 million people live with HIV, with one in seven not knowing it.

That has led to growing uncomfortable questions in the Islamic Republic, where sex outside of marriage is prohibited and those who practice it can face arrest and severe punishment.