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Tackling the twin pandemic of HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence and HIV/AIDS are interlinked in many ways.GBV increases the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS and Vice versa thus If women are not safe from violence, they are also not safe from … Read More»

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New HIV/AIDS gel test results!

Very interesting article about a new gel that supposedly decreases the risk of transmitting HIV in women! http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/20/world/africa/20safrica.html?_r=1&hp … Read More»

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An African child's worldview in a Blog

Words jump from the screen in neon green, or rainbow fonts. Words are punctuated with smiley faces, capitalization is optional. … Read More»

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Holding Hands: Keeping the promise for Beatrice

I met Beatrice in 2004. As she lay in this bed deathly ill, her 10 year old son Vincent was digging outside the hut in which his mother lay dying. Beatrice was so ill she could hardly speak. … Read More»

Remind World Leaders to Prioritize AIDS Orphans

Today there are over 15 million children who have lost parents to AIDS. The world these children will grow up in will be shaped by the commitments we make today. Read More »

Past Gathering: African Grandmothers' Gathering

In the world our grandmothers were born into HIV/AIDS didn’t exist. Read More »

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Offer: Positive Action grants available for community-based responses to HIV/AIDS

The Positive Action for Children Fund aims to support and inform the global effort to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS on maternal and child health by supporting interventions that engage affected … Read More»

Tapestries of Hope

Michealene Cristini Risley and Betty Makoni share a powerful connection: They were both sexually abused as children and were told to keep quiet about it. Read More »

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