10/07/2014 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
AIDS fighters have long recognized that the goal of halting the spread of HIV cannot be achieved without making extra efforts to reach high-risk groups, including gay men.
But often that realization has led to nothing beyond words on paper. >>>
A survey of 1 700 South African men from the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal revealed that one in 10 men has been sexually assaulted by another man, while about one in 20 report having consensual sexual contact with other men – many who are at the same time in sexual relationships with women, according to research. >>>
When it comes to HIV prevention, the Philippines is going against the worldwide trend and lagging behind its Asian neighbors. In 2011, five million people were living with HIV in the Asia and Pacific region. The number of new infections here has risen by at least 25% from 2001-2011. The Department of Health estimates about 9 new cases of HIV a day. >>>
The French, Dutch, English, Spanish, Bahasi, Filipino, Italian, and Georgian version of “Lesbian Health: Myths and Realities” were released in 2011 and beginning of 2012.
We are now pleased to inform you that a new version in Burmese is now available thanks to Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB)and its LGBT Rights Programme Colours Rainbow. >>>
China AIDS Walk, a large-scale public welfare project jointly organized by the China Population Welfare Foundation, the Beijing Gender Health Education Institute and the China Alliance of People Living with HIV/AIDS, starts its promotional campaign. >>>
Michel Sidibe, head of the U.N. AIDS agency, speaks during the opening session of a conference on HIV pathogenesis,
treatment and prevention, at Rome's Auditorium, Sunday, July 17, 2011. Some 5,000 scientists, researchers and health experts are gathering in Rome for a four-day conference on HIV/AIDS, just days after the announcement of a scientific discovery hailed as a breakthrough. >>>
27/05/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Festus Mugae and Kenneth Kaunda, former Presidents of Botswana and Zambia, are on their HIV Free Generation tour in some African countries. At a news conference in Lilongwe they condemned Malawi's criminalisation of homosexuality as harmful to LGBTI persons and the fight against HIV/AIDS. >>>