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Why is it so hard for young women in Uganda to carry a condom?

Why is it so hard for young women in Uganda to carry a condom?

When Esther, 20, went to a supermarket to buy a condom, some people in the supermarket started laughing at her. But why should a woman taking control ...

Project helps young people with sexual health info and rights

In Uganda, many young people lack access to quality information on sexual and reproductive health, but a project called Link Up is helping to change t ...

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 ...

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 ...

Homophobia in Zimbabwe prevents access to HIV services

Mandla is a bright young man who knows his right to access HIV services, but homophobic attitudes in his community prevented him going to a health cli ...
Photo story: From heroin and HIV to a dream life

Photo story: From heroin and HIV to a dream life

See how a young man who contracted HIV as a result of injecting heroin is thriving today. This is the first in a series of photo stories about people ...

I wanted to raise my hand: HIV can be manageable in Zimbabwe

When I came to the UK to study, I was told the HIV medication I was on, was not available. It's quite ironic, considering the comments I've heard in t ...
HIV priority for Kenya at United Nations summit on drugs

HIV priority for Kenya at United Nations summit on drugs

As world leaders meet in New York this week to discuss drugs, Kenya is proposing innovative approaches to tackling the drug problem as a way of managi ...

Kenya’s new policy on domestic financing of HIV research

In Kenya an ambitious new target to increase national funding of HIV research sees the government expecting to raise about USD109 million from local s ...

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 ...
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