"Stand up and be counted", Sir Elton John rallies youths at AIDS 2016

July 25, 2016

Forced sterilisation and other rights violations of HIV positive women must end, urges Graça Machel

Graça Machel has called for an end to impunity for violations of the rights of women living with HIV, such as forced sterilisation. The former first lady of Mozambique and South Africa was chairing a debate at the International AIDS Conference in Durban last week. more
July 27, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Discrimination behind HIV rise in transgender women

“I was born a boy but in my mind I’m a girl. People need to be open, stop judging us, let us wear (clothes) the way we feel so that we can be comfortable and enjoy our lives.” These are … more
July 26, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

New research into high HIV prevalence in young women shared at AIDS 2016

New evidence into the factors that contribute to high rates of infection in women and girls in Africa that could lead to new treatment approaches was shared at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban. Delegates were given insights into … more
July 21, 2016 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments