A gaggle of girls shuffle into Florence Anam's office for their monthly mentoring chat. A few describe their carefree childhoods and their world crumbling when they found out they were living with HIV.
Sydney-based health promotion organization ACON engaged with members of Australia's Parliament to reshape and reenergize the direction of the country's HIV testing, treatment, care and support.
Russia: Government to Examine Possibility of Removing HIV-Specific Criminal Law and Broadening Prosecutions to All Serious Communicable Diseases Under General 'Bodily Harm' Laws
The high-level discussion on removing Russia's HIV-specific criminal law is taking place at the same time as a number of other policy decisions relating to HIV.
NHS England Fudges PrEP Access and Delays On-Demand Access to PrEP by Years; Blocks Doctors From Prescribing PrEP Now
"After almost a year of turmoil a new [NHS] press statement still fails to allow a single doctor to protect the health of their patients by prescribing PrEP," Simon Collins writes.
Maureen Luba argues against policymakers in her home country of Malawi, stating that women in her country are ready for PrEP.
Witnessing first-hand the successes and challenges of Kenya's AIDS response, Victoria and Brooklyn Beckham call for greater commitment, action and funding to end the AIDS epidemic.
Formed in the summer of 2015, and steadily gaining members since, the Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN) aims to respond to the changing needs of diverse communities of people with HIV.
The village of Jiele, located in Dehong prefecture in Yunnan province, is where China's first HIV cases were reported in 1989. A quarter of a century later, the village is now brimming with hope and renewed energy.
The First Lady of China and her counterparts from other Group of 20 countries have taken part in an event on the sidelines of the 2016 G20 summit in Hangzhou to raise awareness of HIV among students.
"Russia's Article 122 was introduced into the Criminal Code, in particular, to protect women from HIV infection, but it is clear from our research that the law has been applied against women in Russia," Evgenia Maron writes.