Category: HIV and human rights

Key Correspondents reveal what life is like for people facing stigma, discrimination and violence due to their sexuality, gender, health status or social standing.

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Malawi government plays double standards on same-sex relations

More than one third of the world’s countries still consider same-sex sexual activity illegal, among them Malawi, whose government is giving mixed mess ...

Young sexual minorities face increased HIV risk at university

In South Africa, young men who have sex with men are increasingly exploring their sexuality at university, without always understanding the HIV and ot ...

Researchers put lens on sexual violence and sex work

Over 350 researchers, gender activists, policy makers, practitioners and survivors from around the world convened in South Africa for the Sexual Viole ...

LGBT rights must be protected to ensure healthy lives for all

Next week, 193 governments will attend the United Nation's General Assembly in New York to adopt new sustainable development goals. But how serious ar ...

The inside scoop with organiser of Delhi’s first LGBT flash mob

Gautam Yadav catches up with Harmless Hugs’ team member Shashank Kashyap for the inside story on the LGBT flash mob that hit the headlines. ...
Video: I’m a transgender sex worker, but only God can judge me

Video: I’m a transgender sex worker, but only God can judge me

Amnesty International’s new policy on sex work is an important milestone, but the fight for sex worker rights is far from over. ...

Does my profile picture hurt you?

When the United States made same-sex marriage a constitutional right, I celebrated alongside thousands in the global community by changing my Facebook ...

Amnesty International policy: sex workers v Hollywood stars

As the debate over sex work heats up, Amnesty International must listen to sex workers, not Hollywood stars, and finalise its draft policy calling for ...

Kenya must protect human rights to attain zero HIV infections

Human rights activists in Kenya are calling for a stop to ongoing anti-gay comments made by public figures in the country. ...

Malawi inmates living with HIV appeal for supplementary food

Malawian inmates living with HIV have sounded an emergency call for help, requesting authorities to supply fortified foods to improve the health of in ...
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