Author: Sidi Sarro

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To criminalise or not criminalise people who use drugs: that is the question

In Kenya, in a tiny holding cell at a police post reeking of urine, vomit and human waste, Moha is crouched in one corner. ...

Investment needed in services for drug users living with HIV

At this year’s Harm Reduction conference in Lithuania advocates are calling for the political will to address the HIV epidemic driven by injecting dru ...

When the sun stopped shining: the story of a mother!

Despite her easy disposition Mary Adhiambo is a woman from Kenya who has been through pain and trauma. As women all over the world marked Mother’s Day ...

Sexual and reproductive health report launches in Kenya

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights has launched a sexual and reproductive health report following a 2011 public inquiry into the extent and ...

Female circumcision in Samburu, Kenya: where culture is above the law

How do you help people who don’t think their rights are being violated? KC Sidi Sarro reports on female circumcision in Samburu, in the Rift Valley, n ...

Kenya demo urges release of $500 million PEPFAR funds

Hundreds of activists and people living with HIV took to the street last week (25 April 2012) to urge the government of Kenya in collaboration with th ...

TB stigma: are you a hindrance to treatment?

I was tired, the sun was scorching hot in the dusty afternoon and I searched for a place where I could rest my tired bones. I spotted a bench outside ...

Masks for TB Prevention

Survivors of multi drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR TB) and leading NGOs took to the streets for World Tuberculosis Day at the weekend (24 March) to ...

‘With time I have managed to survive’: violence against women living with HIV

KC Sidi Sarro meets the women who are re-building their lives after being abused by their partners and families for being HIV positive. ...
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