We’ve come a long way in 104 years of marking International Women’s Day. But far too many women remain left behind in far too many parts of the world. In Africa, a vicious cycle of HIV and AIDS and gender inequity continues to thwart women’s hopes for a healthy and productive life. AIDS is the […]
Tag archives for HIV/AIDS
Creating an AIDS-Free Generation through Science and Technology
With the commitment, innovative spirit, creativity and hard work of our partners, USAID is continuously using science and technology in unprecedented ways to make great strides toward an AIDS-free generation.
Let’s Stand Up For Inclusion, Not Exclusion
The stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV/AIDS continues to be a roadblock for access to critical prevention and care. Yet every day I see significant steps that are being taken to overcome this obstacle, especially efforts led by USAID.
Women are Women: Responding to the Health Needs of Female Sex Workers
Mpiluka’s story is not uncommon, and reveals the complex intersection of violence, reproductive health, and HIV faced by sex workers around the world
Video of the Week: USAID and Nelson Mandela
In this week’s Video of the Week, we highlight Nelson Mandela’s announcement on the AIDS Response Partnership, Durban in 2000 with USAID.
Vice President of Ghana Oversees Launch of Online System to Fight HIV-Related Discrimination
On December 2 at World AIDS Day observations in Ghana, His Excellency Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur presided over the launch of a new web-based system for reporting HIV-related discrimination.
To Win the Fight Against AIDS, We Must First Defeat TB
This week, tremendous and unprecedented progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS is being celebrated around the world by the HIV and AIDS community. The world has definitely made crushing AIDS a top priority and we’ve been able to accomplish what many would have said 15 years ago was impossible.
Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa
USAID is observing World AIDS Day this year by celebrating ten years of our HIV and AIDS work under PEPFAR. Book Review: “Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa” by Claire Laurier DeCoteau Introduction In her most recent book, Dr. Laurier Decoteau eloquently traces the politics of HIV and AIDS from 1994 through 2010 […]
Birth in the Age of AIDS: Women, Reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India
USAID is observing World AIDS Day this year by celebrating ten years of our HIV and AIDS work under PEPFAR. Book Review: “Birth in the Age of AIDS: Women, Reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India” by Cecilia Van Hollen Synopsis: Birth in the Age of AIDS takes the reader on a very personal journey of the experiences HIV- positive women […]