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A Reflection on HIV and Sex Work Post 2015

The law is not doing what it is supposed to do, that is to protect every citizen. Instead of being protected, they are regularly detained by police without charge and at times have to secure their release through barter of sex for freedom. Imagine, this is 2015 and we are now moving to SDGs yet sex workers have to barter trade to secure their freedom!  If the law cannot protect them, then who will? 

Reducing HIV/AIDS Prevalence Through Mother to Child Transmission

ABUJA, 9 November 2015 (allAfrica) - Zeremo and his wife Iveren are part of the 13, 000 clients accessing HIV/AIDS services at the General Hospital, Katsina-Ala . They are a happy positive couple with a negative baby.

Call for Simple, Interesting SRHR News

JOHANNESBURG, 2 November 2015 (allAfrica)  — A call has been made for journalists to report on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) issues in evidence-based, accessible and interesting ways, as the media attempts to raise the bar in covering SRHR matters.

The SAfAIDS V2V Campaign: Accelerating towards 90 x 90 x 90

HARARE, 29 October 2015 (SAfAIDS Media) - UNAIDS set Fast Track targets on HIV prevention and treatment that are aimed at ending AIDS by 2030. These include reducing new infections to 500,000 and 200,000 by 2021 and 2030 respectively. Through the 90-90-90 targets it is hoped 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy, and 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.

USAID Promotes an AIDS-Free Generation in West and Central Africa

LOME, 28 October 2015 (allAfrica) - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with UNAIDS and the Global Fund, is supporting the second West and Central Africa Key Populations (KP) workshop on the theme "Enhancing KP Interventions: Taking Stock and Moving Forward".

Youth Have Right to Full Sexual Education

NAIROBI, 27 October 2015 (allAfrica) - One remarkable thing about recent media reports of school-going adolescents boldly indulging in all manner of sexually egregious behaviour is the general absence of discussion about how we got here, and how we can prevent such behaviour among our children and youth.

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