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Zerodiscrimination - Open up, reach out

Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we can be part of a resounding call for compassion, tolerance and peace.

Press Release: Promoting Leadership, Raising African Women

NAIROBI, 26 February 2015 (PAPWC) - The dawn of this decade has evidenced increasing recognition of the pivotal influence women have on the success of development programs. The success of women empowerment programs has increased appreciation for understanding that WLHIV play a key role in the HIV and sexual reproductive health and development issues at national, regional and global levels.

Zimbabwe: AIDS Union Launched

HARARE, 26 February 2015 (Herald) - Health Advisor in the Office of The President and Cabinet Dr Timothy Stamps has launched the Mashonaland East chapter of the Zimbabwe HIV Activist Union Trust (ZHAAUCT) to help address the needs of people living with HIV in rural areas.

Botswana: NACA Coordinator Mobilises Community Leaders

GABORONE, 26 February 2015 (Daily News) - NACA coordinator, Ms Grace Muzila, says there is need for community leadership to take part in the fight against the HIV/AIDS scourge so as to address HIV prevention from grassroots.

Africa: Addressing the HIV Threat Through Education and Training

GENEVA, 25 February 2015 (WCC) - The idea that HIV is present in the life of every human being, regardless of their susceptibility to the disease, could be seen as shocking. It could even be offensive.

South Africa: Vaginal Gel Fails to Protect Against HIV Despite Earlier Trial

CAPE TOWN, 25 February 2015 (Health-e) - In a blow for HIV prevention, a vaginal gel that showed some effect against HIV in an earlier trial has failed to protect women in a big follow-up trial.


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