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Young people in desperate search for safer sex

For young people in southern Africa a lack of access to condoms is putting them at risk of unwanted pregnancies and HIV, and could ultimately jeopardi ...

Don’t give up hope: Amina’s story

Amina Abdullahi contemplated suicide after discovering she was both pregnant and living with HIV, but after giving birth she feels differently and urg ...

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. ...

Uganda: midwives shortage hinders efforts to prevent HIV in children

Every day Mercy Nanyonga wakes up, she knows that she is going to help a pregnant woman bring new life into the world. ...

AIDS levy raises millions to fund Zimbabwe’s HIV response

A senior Zimbabwean health official has revealed how money collected through the country’s AIDS levy is funding the national response to HIV. ...

International community must act to end violence against women

As a new international development agenda is finalised this year, policymakers must do more to address the link between violence against women and the ...
Photo story: life as a gay man in Kenya

Photo story: life as a gay man in Kenya

In Kenya, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are facing increasing discrimination. Here Dennis shares his story of dealing with stigma in h ...

Decriminalising homosexuality in Kenya will help reduce HIV

In Kenya, stigma and discrimination against sexual minorities, particularly men who have sex with men and transgender people, is putting them at incre ...

Progress and missed opportunities at World Health Congress

As a medical professional attending the World Congress on Publich Health, I was keen to see how current priorities would be addressed, but the clear l ...
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