This morning I have had a rather humbling moment.
Without going into too many details (as these details are not about my life!), I was speaking with a woman who approached me for some financial help. 751 more words
Read about the pivotal International AIDS Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada from 19-22 July. Commissioned by UN Women, AVAC, initial findings from a new global review of the status of access to care and antiretroviral therapy (ART) for women living with HIV will be presented by the ATHENA network and Salamander Trust – see more at: … 16 more words
Every day and across the globe, women and girls are tortured and ill-treated. For some, rape is part of their ordeal and their rehabilitation path is often solitary, while governments, communities and families struggle to respond to their needs. 541 more words
A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India’s sex ratio and making slaves of women.
Bibipur, India – The jubilant young man’s arrival brought an abrupt halt to the card game contested by the turbaned group sitting under the tree. 958 more words