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Young, pregnant, living with HIV and denied access to health services

Young, pregnant, living with HIV and denied access to health services

Like 220 million other women and girls in developing countries, Stella lacks access to the contraceptives, information and services she needs to preve ...

Violence against women continues to fuel HIV epidemic

Grace was raped when she was 15. For 30 per cent of women worldwide, just like Grace, their first sexual experience was forced. ...

Malawian woman living with HIV calls on leaders to protect her rights

Ahead of World AIDS Day, a Malawian woman is drawing attention to the lack of women’s rights which fuels the spread of HIV and constrains women’s live ...

Ugandan leaders get public HIV tests to lead by example

A whopping 48% of Ugandans don’t know their HIV status, prompting local leaders to set an example by getting tested in the run-up to World AIDS Day on ...

World AIDS Day: sexual health is an uphill struggle for women in rural Zimbabwe

Ester Lorence lives deep in rural Zimbabwe and when she was diagnosed with HIV she knew little about the disease. ...

Call for intensified integration of family planning and HIV services gathers momentum

In Zambia, three in ten young women aged 15-19 have either given birth or are pregnant and there is a large unmet need for contraception among women w ...

Research shows family planning could save millions of women in Africa

Family planning is vital in sub-Saharan Africa where 900 children are newly infected with HIV every day. ...

Asian countries look to increase domestic funding for HIV

At an international conference in Thailand, a number of countries in Asia Pacific are showing their commitment to domestic investment for HIV ...

African health ministers reaffirm commitment to financing for HIV

Health ministers made their commitment at a meeting held alongside the International Conference on Family Planning ...

Children inspire HIV-positive mother to educate others

“Once it sunk in that I was HIV positive, my thoughts went to my children. I decided I could not give up,” said Abaynesh Tafa, a 37-year-old mother of ...
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