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National women’s HIV study launched this week!

National women’s HIV study launched this week!

Check out the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study that The AIDS Network is helping to support.

Positive women interested in participating are welcome to contact;

Jamie Thomas-Pavanel
Ontario Coordinator
jamie.thomas-pavanel@wchospital.ca
416-351-3800 ext:2323

Battling for ladies Along with HIV as well as HELPS

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The 30 for 30 Campaign, spearheaded by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA), has brought together numerous national and local advocacy and service delivery organizations to focus on the unique needs of women who are affected by HIV and AIDS, especially African-American women and transgender women. Women with rabbit vibrator enter into care later, are less likely to receive anti-retroviral therapy, have twice as many HIV-related illnesses, and a higher mortality rate than HIV-positive men. Moreover, women at risk of or living with HIV are more likely to be living in poverty — 64 percent of women in ongoing HIV care have incomes below $10,000 compared to just 41 percent of men. And, while Black and Latina women make up only 12 percent and 14 percent of the female population in this country, they make up 80 percent of those living with HIV and/or AIDS.

Those involved in…

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Born Into Brothels

Stunning documentary!

CHENNAI YOUTH TIMEZ

Born Into Brothels 2004 [Oscar winning documentary]

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The most stigmatized people in Calcutta‘s red light district are not the prostitutes, but their children. In the face of abject poverty, abuse, and despair, these kids have little possibility of escaping their mother’s fate or for creating another type of life.

In Born into Brothels, directors Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman chronicle the amazing transformation of the children they come to know in the red light district. Briski, a professional photographer, gives them lessons and cameras, igniting latent sparks of artistic genius that reside in these children who live in the most sordid and seemingly hopeless world.

SOURCE : kids-with-cameras.org

 

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Sex Workers’ Rights Are Human Rights

Sex Workers’ Rights Are Human Rights

Check out this interesting pro-sex work article!

Chinese Women With HIV Suffer Harassment and Stigma

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Check out this interesting article about the unique challenges faced by Positive Chinese Women

Chinese Women With HIV Suffer Harassment and Stigma

Only a few more days left to RSVP!

Only a few more days left to RSVP!

HIV positive women call for gender-focused care to curb death and transmission

Staff at the Oak Tree Clinic in the BC Women's Hospital in Vancouver from left to right, Dr. Neora Pick, Margarite Sanchez, and Dr. Mary Kestler, Friday February 19, 2013. The lack of woman-centered, holistic and culturally-competent treatment is a

HIV positive women call for gender-focused care to curb death and transmission