Integration - HIV/AIDS

World AIDS Day for Women and Girls

This Monday, December 1st, was World AIDS Day, and this year there was a lot to celebrate. New HIV infections have dropped 38 percent since 2001 and the number of AIDS related deaths continues to decline—down 35 percent since 2005. … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

HIV and Family Planning: Time to Bring Them Together

This week, thousands of activists, advocates, scientists, and experts are gathering in Melbourne, Australia for the International AIDS Conference. And among the hundreds of panels, exhibits, and discussions that fill the week, we’re pleased to see an expanded focus on … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

HIV Testing is Only Part of the Check-Up

No woman can really say she looks forward to her annual visit to the gyno. But imagine if that visit included waking up before sunrise, walking to a bus stop an hour away, riding the bus for a few hours, … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

On World AIDS Day, Including Family Planning is Common Sense

Did you know? In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 22 million people are living with HIV; 60 percent are women. And 53 million women in this region want to avoid pregnancy but cannot access contraception. People seeking reproductive health and HIV/AIDS services … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Integration - HIV/AIDS, Youth

Giving the Gift of Yourself: Juliet’s Story

This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post, as part of their Giving Tuesday series. The earrings are simple — a thin piece of pink plastic, almost like a small spear. They’re inexpensive, not from any known designer, but … Continue Reading

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