Eiffel Tower gets risque makeover in fight against AIDS
PARIS - France 24
People look at the Eiffel Tower, lit in the blue and yellow colours of the European Union flag to mark France's six-month presidency of the European Union, in Paris in this July 6, 2008 file photo. REUTERS photoHundreds of thousands of free condoms will be distributed in Paris in a bid to tackle the number of people becoming infected by HIV in the city. Authorities are hoping specially designed packaging will encourage lovers to protect themselves.
Authorities in Paris have taken on the fight against AIDS by creating their own condoms, 350,000 of which will be distributed throughout the City of Love next year.
The Town Hall regularly hands out free condoms, but authorities have decided to add a personal touch to help encourage lovers to use protection.
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