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 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

Family Planning, Integration - HIV/AIDS

In Tanzania, a Tale of Two (Or More) Clinics

Harubu is an HIV-positive woman living in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. She receives her antiretroviral treatment from an HIV/AIDS care and treatment center with assistance from a home-based care provider. Like millions of women around the world, Harubu also needs access to … Continue Reading

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