International Aids Candlelight Memorial online diary

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International AIDS Candelelight Memorial 2013 1 - Joomag

Source: http://www.joomag.com/magazine/international-aids-...

Every third Sunday of May, people celebrate the International Aids Candlelight Memorial. This event is meant to remember those who have lost their battle to Aids, express solidarity vis a vis people living with HIV, and raise awareness an HIV. This year, Speakaids, a youth led organization that provides HIV information through social media has decided to bring voices of people affected together. This organization brought voices of people who have lost someone to aids in an online...


Meeting the Needs of Young people Living with HIV

Posted October 21, 2012 no picture benedicte

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I was talking about HIV to some adolescents in Abidjan when one of them asked the following question: "Can people living with HIV have children? if yes, how"? That question from an adolescent made me realize how the needs for those living with HIV are misunderstood, unmet and how little information is being shared to them. Globally there are 5 millions of young people living with HIV. And 3 900 000 of them live in Sub Saharan Africa. And these young people want - and deserve- to have relation...


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