Category: HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights

Many HIV infections are sexually transmitted or associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.

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WhatsApp in Kenya: real time messaging about HIV

What’s the best way for young people to talk about HIV in an urban slum in Kenya? For Maxfacta, an organisation working in an informal settlement in M ...

Women Deliver 2016: young people demand sexual and reproductive rights

At an international conference in Copenhagen, young advocates have charged leaders to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights of young peopl ...

Male involvement enhances female condom use

Although female condoms have been in the global market for almost 15 years, the product is still unknown to many women. ...

Young people shout loud for inclusion in health decision-making

Young leaders meeting in Copenhagen for a conference to address girls' and women's health and rights issues said they must raise their voices for mean ...

Young people should be at the fore of tackling HIV

Over 200 young leaders from around the world have been meeting to discuss issues of women and girls' health, ahead of the Women Deliver conference whi ...

More research needed on contraceptives failing women with HIV

Health workers in the southwestern district of Insigiro, Uganda are calling for more research to study why contraceptive implants failed to be effecti ...

Young people need education to challenge gender-based violence

Being a young woman living with HIV, and an advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights, l have experienced and witnessed violence against ...

Hope’s story: “Having TB and HIV is not easy but I am fighting hard”

On World TB Day (24 March) read Hope's chronicle of life as a sex worker and being diagnosed with TB, then later HIV. ...
Video: “I deserve respect for my work as a sex worker”

Video: “I deserve respect for my work as a sex worker”

Watch Christine’s story and find out how she learned to negotiate for safer sex through the support of the Uganda Link Up project. ...

God and condoms: perspectives on family planning and faith

The subject of contraception is a hot topic in faith communities, which made for some exciting discussions at the recent International Conference on F ...
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