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
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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
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