Category: Advocacy

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People who use drugs left behind by global funding gap

The fight to defeat HIV among those most at risk of infection may not be achieved as soon as hoped unless harm reduction services for people who use d ...

Burundi: youth network faces discrimination and stigma

The owners of a property in Bujumbura in Burundi refused to rent it to an organisation for young people living with HIV, because they did not want to ...
Young people demand their sexual and reproductive health rights

Young people demand their sexual and reproductive health rights

The first time Alfred went to an HIV voluntary testing center, the healthcare provider did not treat him well. As a gay man, his story is not so rare. ...

Young people speak out against stigma of youth condom use

Young people around the world are not receiving clear messages or support to use condoms to prevent HIV infection, according to delegates at the AIDS ...

Young people must play leading role in HIV advocacy

Delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference (20-25 July) are recognising that young people are the future and it is vital to empower them to take a leading ...

Safe from harm: reducing HIV among people who use drugs in Cambodia

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway, three leading HIV and drugs organisations are warning that global funding for HIV prevention ...

Investment needed for health and human rights of people who inject drugs

People who inject drugs remain one of the highest-risk groups for contracting HIV, but infringements of their human rights around the world threatens ...

Zambia focuses on young people for a more prosperous and AIDS-free generation

As people with HIV in Zambia are now living longer and healthier lives, the focus is shifting to young people and the opportunity to work towards an A ...

Needle and syringe programme faces challenges in Cambodia

The health of people who inject drugs in Cambodia is being put at risk due to opposition from police and local communities to needle and syringe progr ...
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