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From Rural New York, Rolake Odetoyinbo Fights for the Rights of Nigerian Women and Girls With HIV

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, we honor the work of Rolake Odetoyinbo, who fights for the human rights of women and girls, the LGBT community, and people with HIV in Nigeria.

By Sam Avrett

Kofi Annan's AIDS Legacy

"At the turn of the century, AIDS denialism was at its peak," UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé writes. "Mr. Annan helped to break it."

By Michel Sidibé for UNAIDS

Gay Men From Around the World Share Struggles and Solutions at International AIDS Conference

In his first video report from the 2018 International AIDS Conference, Mark S. King finds out what gay life is really like for men around the globe. Some of their answers might surprise you.

By Mark S. King and Kenyon Farrow

A Transgender Advocate's Work to Develop a New Model for HIV Care in Peru

Currently, most transgender women in Peru do not have access to quality or gender-affirming services. Meet one woman working to change that.

By Lucile Scott for amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Day One With HIV: "I Had to Give My Baby a Chance at HIV-Free Life"

"I visited the hospital on the 27th of December and I was told I couldn't have my baby alone, only with a C-section to save his life -- because I had been discovered to have HIV," recalls Anuoluwapo, from Nigeria.

By Anuoluwapo

World AIDS Day 2011: New Activism, New Generation -- A Blog Entry by Ibrahim

For our World AIDS Day 2011 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- regular contributors and those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These...

By Ibrahim

HIV Survivor and "Global Nomad" Creates International Volunteer Service Organization for People Living With HIV

During the past many years, I have traveled to various parts of the globe and have seen firsthand the devastating effects HIV and HIV-related stigma have had on many different kinds of people in many diverse communities.

Understanding the implicatio...

By Carlton Rounds for Volunteer Positive

Hope and Dignity

The year was 1987 and I was a 33-year-old graduate student at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. With the international development charity World University Services of Canada (WUSC) I had travelled to Zimbabwe -- once referred to as the "Jewel of...

By Peggy Frank for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Grandmothers Seek Support, Caring for AIDS Children

Recently in Swaziland, the first-ever African Grandmothers Gathering convened 500 grandmothers from 14 African countries and 42 of their counterparts from Canada.

"This event is the beginning of a process for Africa to recognize grandmothers who hav...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

Bill Clinton Dives Back Into HIV Activism

Former President Clinton at a session during the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City on Monday said that the fight against HIV/AIDS is far from over and called for improved health systems, prevention and treatment worldwide, the Wall St...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation