Can greater global funding decrease gender violence & HIV/AIDS?

Can greater global funding decrease gender violence & HIV/AIDS?

Alice Wellborn – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/OD) London, UNITED KINGDOM: I have emerged from three inspiring days volunteering at a workshop discussing how to advance gender equity and human rights to reduce gender-based violence in the context of HIV. Yet the question still uppermost in all our minds is “but where is the funding to do this?” […]

BURUNDI: Religious leaders’ resistance to condoms hurts HIV fight

BURUNDI: Religious leaders’ resistance to condoms hurts HIV fight

IRIN PlusNews – Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 (originally published 26 May) BUJUMBURA, 26 May 2011 (PlusNews) – Asha* is in a polygamous marriage, and while she would like to protect herself from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, the message from the preachers at her local mosque in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, is that condoms […]