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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. ...

UNGASS on drugs: we won’t end AIDS without “harm reduction.”

If just 7.5% of the estimated $100 billion spent annually on the war on drugs was instead directed to spending on harm reduction, we could practically ...

Burundi: condoms are my friends, my everyday protection

On 14 February, Valentine’s Day, more than 50 young Burundians lined up to get condoms at a youth centre in the capital, Bujumbura. ...
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. ...

Young people must lead community family planning efforts

Read about the consensus arrived at during a family planning conference regarding young people and their sexuality. ...
Family planning: women and young people need access and choice

Family planning: women and young people need access and choice

As the International Conference on Family Planning closes, Danai Majaha canvasses delegates for their most important message. ...

Lessons on midwifery from Indonesia

Increasing access to trained birth attendants is vital to respond to high maternal and infant mortality rates in developing countries, something Indon ...

Angela’s story: How I ended up pregnant and with HIV at 15

Ahead of the International Conference on Family Planning, read about lack of information and access to contraceptives leading to many girls in Uganda ...

UK Labour MP learns from community response to HIV in Uganda

Last month, Diane Abbott, an MP from the UK’s Labour Party and the shadow secretary of state for international development, visited Uganda to find out ...

Nigeria: society must embrace sex education

In Nigeria, to win the battle to end adolescent AIDS, parents and wider society need to stop mistaking sex education for intercourse education. ...
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