Isnt it amazing when you see intelligent story telling! The story of a girl brings the issue of HIV and AIDS into the vocabulary of children and introduces ‘sex = making a baby process’ to children. I cant suggest how they would have done it differently, but by perpetuating a stereotype (of sex being only a reproductive and a heterosexual act), I see it tackling one part of the HIV/AIDS problem (stigma and discrimination) but lacking in others!
So I am left wondering, is playing safe better than not playing at all? (no puns intended)!!