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AIDS: Winning the Fight, Losing the War - Editorial from Chinua Akukwe, World Press

This article by Chunua Akukwe of World Press takes a pessimistic view of the paradox of our short term success in battling HIV that is not translating into long term success. … Read More»

Impact du VIH/SIDA sur l’agriculture (Impact of HIV/AIDS on Agriculture) - West Africa

From Pana Press - en francais.. -ac Impact du VIH/SIDA sur l’agriculture … Read More»

JORDAN: “Honour” killings pose serious challenge to rule of law

Always disturbing, but always critical stories we must share with others, and demand action by our respective governments to denounce. … Read More»

UNAIDS Head Puts the Spotlight on Children and Teens

Hi all, A sobering but not surprising story on transmission of HIV to children via sexual abuse, incest and early teenage sex. - AC HEALTH: UNAIDS Head Puts the Spotlight on Children and Teens … Read More»

Burmese leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi greets monks leading street protests - Add your voiceto US Campaign for Burma!

Hi all - I just posted an update and action into the Action Alert section of PulseWire. Have a look. … Read More»

Burundians Say Peace Must Include Tough Rape Laws

Burundians Say Peace Must Include Tough Rape Laws By Anna S. Sussman - WeNews correspondent BUJUMBURA, Burundi (WOMENSENEWS)--At a small rape clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Bujumbura, the capital of the small East African nation of Burundi, young rape victims line up for antiretroviral medication to treat HIV. Although the war has ended, the rape crisis continues. Luk Van Baeren, a field officer at the clinic, says it sees about 10 victims of sexual violence each day, and says he thinks that's only the tip of the iceberg. … Read More»

Stephen Lewis Outraged over Ongoing Lack of Response to DRC mass rapes

Below is a long, searing and outraged report from Stephen Lewis, Ex UN Ambassador on AIDS to Africa, about the ongoing, horrific, mass rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While I absolutely agree with his outrage, I would add what he did not, to this report - which is that there are grassroots organizations that have sprung up, led by women survivors of rape, and that they are pleading for our support. I am in touch with V-Day, which is starting a campaign to fund and build a "City Of Joy" -- a safe village for rape survivors in Bukavu. … Read More»

Praise for Lengthly Prison Sentences in Sierra Leone cases of Sexual War Crimes

HI - Sharing a story and comment I picked up from Unifem on Sierra Leone and the ongoing effort to bring justice in cases of war-related rape there. -- AC d'Adesky/PulseWire August 2, 2007 The lengthy prison terms for war crimes and crimes against humanity handed down by the Special Court for Sierra Leone last month have been greeted with widespread praise. Two senior members of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council were sentenced to 50 years' imprisonment and another to 45 years for atrocities, including rape, committed during the country's civil war. … Read More»

ACDs New Journal: AIDS and the Future of Women - Chronicle of a Movement

AIDS and the Future of Women -- le SIDA et le Future des Femmes Chronique d’un movement ~ Chronicle of a movement … Read More»

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