IFRC is joining the fight to ensure that 15 million people living with HIV around the world have access to antiretroviral treatment by 2015.
HIV Stigma Index Launches in United States
How would you rate the discrimination, prejudice and stigma experienced in your daily life? And how does it compare with other cities and countries in America? The U.S. People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Stigma Index will help us quantify precisely that, and it launches, this year, in Detroit.
Today, 3/1, POZ Staff Celebrates Zero Discrimination Day 2014!
Help us call for people worldwide to promote the right of individuals to full lives with dignity, regardless of their appearance, where they live or whom they love.
Join in by downloading a butterfly, which represents transformation, at the UNAIDS website. Then take a picture of yourself holding it and post it on your social media!
Tomorrow, March 1, UNAIDS is running a social media campaign to combat discrimination of any kind. March 1 is Zero Discrimination Day. The symbol is a butterfly.Take a photo of yourself with the butterfly and upload it to social media using the hashtag #zerodiscrimination http://ift.tt/1pDMleF
UNAIDS Gets $2M to Expand Global HIV Treatment for Youth
Today, nearly 2 million adolescents and young people living with HIV globally are eligible for treatment. So, the MAC AIDS Fund has granted UNAIDS to expand its 2015 treatment initiative to address that. Click here for more info.
Anti-Gay Laws in Nigeria + the HIV epidemic = Potential Disaster
We’ve all heard about the new law in Nigeria that further criminalizes LGBT people, organizations and activities, as well as people who support them. Now, UNAIDS and the Global Fund are stepping up to the front lines of the fight, expressing concerns about how the laws have the potential to seriously disrupt HIV work in the region.
Advocates from amfAR and AVAC on what needs to happen now to end the AIDS pandemic
:UNAIDS announced this week that the annual number of new HIV infections worldwide has fallen by one-third since 2001. This welcome news is evidence that the past decade of sustained global attention and funding for HIV prevention and treatment has had a real impact.