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Africa: the Enormous Challenges of a Long-lasting Epidemic (HIV)

Posted March 4, 2014 no picture ANTHONY_CONNECT_ZAMBIA

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The African countries south of the Sahara have some of the best HIV surveillance systems in the world. They provide solid evidence that the HIV infection rate has stabilized at a relatively low level in Senegal and that the extremely high rates in Uganda have been reduced. However, in most sub-Saharan countries adults and children are acquiring HIV at a higher rate than ever before: the number of new infections in the region during 1999 was 4.0 million. This acceleration effect is...


HIV AND GENDER EQUALITY

Posted March 4, 2014 no picture ANTHONY_CONNECT_ZAMBIA

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HIV is the leading cause of death and disease among women aged 15-49 years worldwide. Globally, there are equal proportions of women and men living with HIV, although this varies from region to region. Gender practices, norms and values also influence sexuality, reproduction and relationships. For example, unequal gender relations make it difficult for women and girls to make choices about sex, as well as increasing their vulnerability to violence, early marriage and adverse sexual...


Story of Parina Subba Limbu, Founder of Dristi Nepal

Posted February 13, 2014 Avatar Ready Willing and Able

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What is Dristi Nepal ? Women are fighting for their rights and respectful existence here. The situation for FDUs – (Female Drug Users) is critical and they continue to be neglected, and at risk of HIV and Hepatitis infection, violence and sexual exploitation. As former, female drug users, we want to contribute to changing this terrible state of affairs for vulnerable women in Nepal. http://www.dristinepal.org/portal/ I’m Parina Subba Limbu, the founder/director of Dristi Ne...


“Now imagine this continuing for generation after generation”

Posted January 2, 2014 Avatar Mariana G

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This is the video after the other one I posted. Just think of what a girl can do when she has the opportunity to do so.


Do condoms encourage young people to have sex more often?

Posted December 11, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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After attending a discussion on whether condoms encourage young people to have sex more often at the 2013 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), Children's radio Foundation Youth Reporter Masinga caught up with a a youth delegate to find out what her answer is to this questions.


The challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs

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Patience is a sex worker from Zimbabwe. She shared some of the challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs as well as the problems they face when seeking treatment with Children's Radio Foundation Youth Reporter Yoliswa.


Six vibrant Young Reporters Cover ICASA 2013 in South Africa.

Posted December 9, 2013 Avatar Brighton Kaoma

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Young people remain at the centre of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in terms of rates of infection, vulnerability, impact, and potential for change. They have grown up in a world changed by AIDS but many still lack comprehensive and correct knowledge about how to prevent HIV infection. This situation persists even though the world has agreed that young people have the human right to education, information and services that could protect them from harm. Young people are disproportionatel...


Views from an HIV/AIDS youth representative

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Yoliswa caught up with Annah Sango after presenting as one of the key speakers at the opening of the ICASA Pre Youth Conference. 25 year old Annah is a youth representative from Zimbabwe for the International Community of Women living with HIV and AIDS.


Back to basics: let's talk about sex!

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Brighton caught up with Nazo after she chaired and presented in a discussion entitled 'Teaching and Learning: young people and sex education'. Nazo shares her thoughts on how before we can teach young people about how to practice safe sex we first need to talk about sex and sexuality in a way that affirms and does not bring shame.


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