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Nigerian Bill Criminalises More Than Just Gay People

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

'The prospect of arriving home... being arrested at the airport - that's kind of scary,' said Osazeme O., a dual citizen of Nigeria and the UK, in a wry understatement.

PHILIPPINES: These Shots Target AIDS

Friday, December 02, 2011

A unique campaign in the Philippines is using stylised online photos to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS. Fashion and conceptual photographer Niccolo Cosme first initiated Project Headshot Clinic in 2007 as a way of merging profile photos online and advertising.

Poverty and Racism Fuel HIV/AIDS Epidemic in U.S.

Thursday, December 01, 2011

On World AIDS Day, all eyes are fixed on the global south, where a preventable HIV/AIDS epidemic across Asia, Africa and Latin America has infected almost 33 million people.

Aid Not Enough to Fight AIDS

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Billions of people are marking yet another World AIDS Day - this one themed 'Getting to Zero', for zero AIDS-related deaths, zero new infections, and zero stigma and discrimination.

LATIN AMERICA: Female Condoms in Short Supply

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

In spite of the growing spread of HIV/AIDS among women in Latin America and the Caribbean, the female condom, which could put them in charge of their health, is not readily available.

CARRIBEAN: Fresh Challenges Accompany Progress in AIDS Fight

Monday, November 21, 2011

Cracey Fernandes, the president of the Guyana Sex Work Coalition, does not hide the fact that he is homosexual.

MALAWI: Painkillers Prescribed for Malaria Amid Drug Shortage

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Malawi is experiencing a drug shortage as the country’s international donors remain reluctant to release aid meant for the health sector.

PERU: In Prison, a Little Health Care Goes a Long Way

Friday, October 28, 2011

'I caught tuberculosis, but I'm lucky because it's been cured,' says Hernán Arévalo from his bed in the new hospital at the Peruvian prison of Lurigancho, one of the most crowded and dangerous in Latin America. 'Before, whoever came in here was unlikely to get out alive.'

PAKISTAN: Treatment Centre Begins to Break AIDS Stigma

Friday, October 21, 2011

'Today is the best day of my life,' Gul Hamid, 40, told IPS. 'Finally my family members are convinced that HIV/AIDS can’t be transmitted through handshakes or shared meals and utensils.'

SOMALIA: Rape - The Hidden Side of the Famine Crisis

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

When Aisha Diis* and her five children fled their home in Somalia seeking aid from the famine devastating the region, she could not have known the dangers of the journey, or even fathom that she would be raped along the way.

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