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Ending HIV Starts With Women

Dear Members,

As you probably know, this is an important time to for global policy-making on issues related to women’s health. The UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS started yesterday in New York. The Holy See and several other country delegations are pushing to remove references to women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health from the final declaration.

There were two pieces in the media yesterday focusing on the detrimental effects this would have on women and the HIV epidemic, one in The Guardian (which has garnered more than 200 comments in the first hour of being posted) and one from CHANGE President Serra Sippel in The Huffington Post.

The links are included below, so you can help spread the word. We want to be sure that our country delegations know we’re paying attention.

"Why won't the pope let women protect themselves from HIV?" by Nancy Goldstein
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/jun/08/hiv-aids-...

"Ending HIV Starts With Women" by Serra Sippel
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/serra-sippel/ending-hiv-starts-with-wo_b_8...

More information about UNAIDS and this issue:
http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2011/june/...

Comments

usha kc's picture

Dear Breese thank you for

Dear Breese thank you for sharing it.

zoneziwoh's picture

Interesting article

Yes Breeze, we will ensure that our community delegates know that we are watching them.

This is interesting.

Thank you for sharing this with us

Stay Blessed

Zoneziwoh

Blog: http://zofem.blogspot.com/

facebook: Zoneziwoh

twitter: @ZoFem

Patience Flora's picture

it gladdens my heart

thanks very much Breeze for making this very bold step in helping us women, we are very grateful, atleast the people out there will know they are not forgotten; we appreciate your efforts and others who are in the fight.

regards
Patience Flora

Breese's picture

Thank you, Patience, for your

Thank you, Patience, for your kind message! All the best :)

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