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12 year old Elijah Zachary gets standing ovation at UN Conference after speech on HIV/AIDS stigma

I too stood up and clapped while watching 12-year-old Elijah Zachary Lamaiyan Sime, a student at Lamaiyan Academy in Nairobi receive a standing ovation from hundreds of delegates after delivering the opening remarks at a United Nations conference on Aids on Sunday. 174 more words

The Vulnerable

★★★ World AIDS Day ★★★

The Pledge To Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma

★★★ World AIDS Day ★★★

☜I will commit to get an HIV test with my partner & encourage others to do so. 56 more words

Uganda:HIV Study Reveal Rampant Stigma

Last year, a primary school teacher in Masaka, Florence Najjumba, lost her job after she declared that she was HIV-positive.

Had the media and Uganda Human Rights Commission not intervened, Najjumba would have lost her livelihood. 515 more words

International Disability NGO

Two years.

I have a very strange relationship with the first of December. It not only holds a very important place in my heart for being the official World HIV/AIDs day, but it also marks the day I screened positive for HIV in the 2010. 796 more words

HIV Positive

Web-based MSM survey going on now

This news comes by way of PANCAP.

“The first of its kind in the Caribbean, CARIMIS: Caribbean Men Internet Survey 2011 is happening all over the Caribbean. 309 more words

In The News

Went there, did it - wore the T-shirt!

So… I did it! After a lengthy discussion with some friends on the campaign, discrimination, human mortality, survival instinct, morality, responsibility and any and every other issue possibly connected to the social issue of stigma associated with HIV/AIDS , I headed valiantly to the City on Saturday to get hold of my HIV+ T-shirt, … 341 more words


HIV + ....should it matter?

Would you wear this shirt? I’m eager to get my hands on one. Note, I didn’t say eager to wear one. The thought of being identified, even if superficially, as a person living with HIV/AIDS is not nearly a pleasant one. 268 more words