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Posts Tagged with ‘AIDS’

Ahmed

AIDS and the revolution

Although I have written about HIV/AIDS in Egypt before, and despite the general attitude of avoiding this heavy subject, there's always a need to address it and discuss the situation of HIV/AIDS in th...

Aysel

What is better – prevention or cure?

Are you a young person interested in global issues? Do you have solutions for the present-day global challenges and moreover, a clear vision of how to make a world a better place to live? Then Convers...

Richael, Advocates for Youth

MTV “Ignites” a Change in Kenya, Zambia, and Trinidad & Tobago

Can a TV show cross boundaries and change perceptions? Can it spark discussions and erase stereotypes? Most importantly, can it stop the spread of AIDS? The impact of a MTV show in three develo...

Angella

Stigma and discrimination surrounding HIV/AIDS

A young woman in Uganda contracts HIV/AIDS and faces relentless prejudice that alters every aspect of her life. She is only one of the millions of young people whose physical challenges are multiplied...

Diana, Northern Uganda Malaria AIDS & Tuberculosis Program (NUMAT)

Many hands: how to reach HIV positive youth

HIV positive youth encounter profound and varied challenges. We say we want to help, yet we continually let them down when we don't provide the services they need. It's a growing problem without a sin...

Ricardo

HIV prevention: are we really doing it right?

40% of new infections still occur among people aged 15 to 24, but things are starting to change…I think. A few weeks ago at the XVIII International AIDS Conference, we saw young people doing thea...

Emily

Integration of migration – embracing the newcomers

Ongoing migration is a reality. The goal is not to end migration, but to value, respect and integrate the people who leave their homes in search of resources and safety. Hello everyone. My name i...

Diana, Northern Uganda Malaria AIDS & Tuberculosis Program (NUMAT)

Many hands: how to reach HIV positive youth

HIV positive youth encounter profound and varied challenges. We say we want to help, yet we continually let them down when we don't provide the services they need. It's a growing problem without a sin...

Sydney

Do you want to know your HIV status?

Some say it's empowering to learn your HIV status and to get tested. Others feel it's better not to know, because of all the issues HIV can raise. My name is Sydney Hushie and I have four questions fo...

sharmin, BRAC

Women are predominantly the victims of HIV/AIDS

A response to the blog-post "HIV thrives on poverty." Overwhelmingly, it is women who are victimized by HIV/AIDS. Poor women who have no decision making power their partners, specially their husban...

John, Global Voices

Bridging the information gap on sexuality in India

Though young people in India are more educated and empowered than in the past, there is still a lack of information related to sexual and reproductive health. More and more people are using technology...

Remmy, UNAIDS

The fight against HIV and young volunteers

A response to the blog-post "HIV thrives on poverty". The young volunteers who are involved in the fight against HIV get nothing in return. I come from a country whose HIV prevalence is one of the...

Sarah, UNIFEM

Diamonds: Real stories of women living and HIV/AIDS

Image by Robert Miller via Flickr The new book and documentary Diamonds tells the stories of ten women and one girl who are all HIV-positive. Globally, the incidence of HIV/AIDS among women is r...

Kishalaya (Dodo), NEIHRN

Harm Reduction – It saves lives!

Harm Reduction saves lives, though it has been misunderstood by a majority of people and some governments are even against it. For the sake of clarity and the purpose it has served to our community, e...

Neil, UNFPA

HIV Thrives on Poverty

HIV thrives on poverty, is spread by poverty and produces poverty in its turn. The relationship isn’t simple – if it were, AIDS might not have struck so hard in a relatively prosperous country lik...

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