Community Voices

Meet the designer behind the winning AIDS 2016 logo

Meet the designer behind the winning AIDS 2016 logo

Every two years, the International AIDS Conference puts out an open call to all designers to submit a visual identity for the next upcoming conference. It is a tradition that has brought about some of the most inspirational design concepts that capture the tone and theme of the conference. You have seen the logo for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), now meet the creative mind behind the design—John Hanawalt, a graphic designer at The Outcast Agency in San Francisco. As he gear...
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GENDER EQUITY IMPERATIVE TO ENDING AIDS BY 2030

GENDER EQUITY IMPERATIVE TO ENDING AIDS BY 2030

By International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)“Being a woman is hard enough already without the diagnosis of HIV. HIV has been removed from the Sustainable Development Goals because medication is working so well, but unfortunately there are no pills for the stigma and discrimination we face.” – 26 year old woman living with HIV. This statement rings true for many women and girls, particularly the nearly 17 million women living with HIV who experience stigma and discrimination...
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Hope and Change

Hope and Change

Ugandan youth speak of change and hope at the AIDS 2016 Youth Dialogue event.AIDS is the primary killer of adolescents in Africa and the second cause of death in adolescents worldwide. This sobering fact is all the more reason why it is imperative for youth to be at the centre of the HIV response.As part of that effort, AIDS 2016 has been partnering with groups around Sub-Saharan Africa to host a series of dialogues with young people to help influence the programme and activities at AIDS 2016. T...
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Access, Equity, Rights for Sex Workers Now!

Access, Equity, Rights for Sex Workers Now!

By Martin Stolk, GNP+“I was once arrested by night police during a Musako [meaning police raid in kikamba]. While in remand one day we were summoned outside the room by two prison officers. One of the officers said he will assist me if only I do what he wants. I had no choice but to agree and he made me swear not to disclose. He came for me that night and took me to his house. He told me ‘Now that you are a prostitute I am going to sleep with you unconditionally’ He ordered me not to ask for ...
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