via The Jurist, by Elizabeth Hand Shohagi was only fourteen when her father arranged her marriage. Sent away from her home, family and friends to marry an unknown man who was much older, she quickly discovered her partner’s violent nature. The abuse sent her fleeing back home to a family that rejected her for disobeying her father, Read More >>
The Impact ‘Harm Reduction Strategies’ Has on Sex Workers
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and HIV fight for resources in Kenya
via PlusNews Global “NCDs are sexy now, last year it was maternal health; there doesn’t seem to be a genuine commitment by government to fully address any of these issues… where are the results? The government must not forget about people living with HIV,” said James Kamau, coordinator of the Kenya Treatment Access Movement. “Where is the Read More >>
How Much Would it Cost to End AIDS?
via Bloomberg, by Simeon Bennet Michel Kazatchkine and Eric Goosby may be able to halt the spread of HIV. They just need the money. The two men control the funds that buy drugs for most of the world’s AIDS patients. Studies in July provided the strongest evidence yet that medicines used since 1994 to treat HIV can Read More >>
Criminalizing HIV Transmission Will Only Spread the Problem
Via the Vancouver Sun, by Peter McKnight. It sounds like the synopsis of a B-movie: Thanks to the long arm of the law, the world is once again safe from The Attack of the Killer HIV-people. Safe from Johnson Aziga, the Ontario man who had sex with more than a dozen women without informing them of his Read More >>