Scovia’s story: HIV stigma in rural South Sudan

Scovia, aged 22, who lives with her grandparents in the rural area of Kajokeji County in South Sudan, recently tested positive for HIV. ...
October 16, 2014

Fear causes media to self-censor on sexual minorities in Africa

What is it about lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people that ties broadcasters’ tongues? more
October 14, 2014 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Ebola outbreak puts access to HIV treatment under threat

“I am safe, don’t worry.” This is how my friend Wilhemina, from Sierra Leone, always ends our mails. Whenever she says so, I smile with relief. more
October 8, 2014 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Malawi lags behind with HIV self-testing kits

With many people frightened to go to public hospitals to be tested for HIV, in case someone sees them, home-testing kits could be the ideal solution – if only they were legal. more
October 6, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 2 Comments