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News

Russia Wants to Outlaw AIDS Denialism

But it is doing little else to address a growing HIV epidemic.

Badr Baabou
Interviews

Tunisian Activist Talks About the State of Queer Rights and HIV Criminalization in His Country

"From my perspective, decriminalization is just one step in recognizing the human rights of the members of the queer community," Badr Baabou says.

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Personal Stories

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.

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Malaysia

Malaysia Eliminates Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Malaysia has been certified by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the first country in the Western Pacific Region to achieve this milestone.

West Indian Day Parade
Caribbean Americans

NYC's West Indian Day Parade Attracts Millions, but Few HIV Outreach Efforts

With mostly black attendees who are immigrants from the most impacted region on the globe outside sub-Saharan Africa, why is so little HIV outreach planned for this important weekend?

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News

Outdated, Punitive Laws Are Encouraging HIV Stigma in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's punitive law around the transmission of HIV remains on the statute books -- and it's enforced despite the fact that it is widely acknowledged as undermining a country's public health policies and strategies.

Abhina Aher
India

Violence, Stigma, and Poverty Shape HIV Risk of Transgender Women in India: An Interview With Abhina Aher

Abhina Aher discusses her poster presented at AIDS 2018 focusing on the major barriers to service access that transgender people are facing in India.

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News

Black Immigrants and HIV: Prevention and Treatment Strategies That Work

Black immigrants to the U.S. face unique challenges. Those challenges can make life even more difficult for people living with HIV.

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Viewpoints

Fighting Stigma, and Other Things My Ancestors Taught Me

"When the next stigmatizing comments or policies come, we must meet them with a resounding unified resistance and counter them with a vision for a better tomorrow," Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe writes.

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News

Trump Policy Harming Kenya, Uganda Health Services

Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.