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Association Tunisienne Prévention Positive: Candlelight 2016

Watch beautiful Candlelight memorial 2016 video from The Tunisia Association of Positive Prevention!

Michel Sidibé (UNAIDS) and Ms. Marama Pala (Indigenous) – Press Conference

Civil Society Hearing for the 2016 High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS convened by the President of the General Assembly
Speakers: Michel Sidibé, UN AIDS Executive Director and Ms. Marama Pala, an indigenous woman from New Zealand living with HIV.

Date: 6 Apr 2016
Source: UN Web TV

General Assembly: Informal interactive hearing with representatives of civil society as part of the preparatory process for the High-level meeting on HIV/AIDS

In accordance with paragraph 8 of General Assembly resolution 70/228, the General Assembly will hold an informal interactive hearing with representatives of civil society as part of the preparatory process for the High-level meeting on HIV/AIDS.

Part 1
Date: 6 Apr 2016
Source: UN Web TV

Part 2
Date: 6 Apr 2016
Source: UN Web TV

ZiFM Stereo Interview with Ruvheneko


Our Maurine Murenga and Florence Anam went on ZiFM Stereo to talk with Ruvheneko about our fight to end HIV by 2030 and issues women living with HIV face.

If you missed the interview, head to Soundcloud or download the interview

Commission on the Status of Women 59: Forced and Coerced Sterilization –
A Global Violation of Rights

Recorded during CSW59 in New York, 18 Mar 2015.

Forced and Coerced Sterilization: A global violation of the human rights of marginalized women and transgender people. Panel Discussion
at the 59th Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations New York.

Date: March 18th, 2015

The panel explored similarities between diverse experiences of forced and coerced sterilization of women living with HIV, women
with disabilities, indigenous women, poor women and transgender people. The panel dialogue sought to build solidarity among siloed
efforts to end forced and coerced sterilization with the goal of sharing strategies and sparking collaborative efforts to end this
egregious practice.

Panel Moderated by: Malayah Harper, Chief, Gender Equality and Diversity Division, UNAIDS

Panelists included:

Teresia Njoki Otieno, International Community of Women Living with HIV

Justus Eisfeld, GATE – Global Action for Trans* Equality

Andrea Parra, Action Program for Equality and Social Inclusion (PAIIS),

Camila Gianella, Centre on Law & Social Transformation

Lydia Guterman, past manager of the Campaign to Stop Torture in Healthcare.


This documentary tells the stories of four women in the Asia-pacific region who have overcome incredible life challenges to become
strong advocates for the rights of all women living with HIV and AIDS.

My Womb! My Decision! Reproductive Justice and Activism

My Womb! My Decision! Reproductive Justice and Activism was a collaborative public event at Cooper Union with the
Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) in NYC during CSW on Monday, March 16th. In this session a panel of Justus Eisfeld (GATE), Marama Pala (ICW/Global Indigenous Working Group on HIV), Teresia Njoki Otieno (ICW),
Karen Stamm, Co-founder of Committee to End Sterilization Abuse (CESA) and moderated by Jessica Whitbread (ICW) engaged in a community dialogue to discuss cross movement experiences with reproductive justice with audience members. This
event was at the same time as a dynamic presentation at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada titled Non-Negotiable. My Body!
My Rights!: A dialogue on resistance and regulation in the daily lives of women living with HIV.

Thank you Sebastian De Gre for all your support to make this happen and documenting it for us!

AIDS Vaccine Awareness

Florence Anam, our Advocacy and Communications Manager talks about why now is the time
to invest in AIDS vaccine research.

How should parents living with AIDS talk to their teenagers who are also affected?

Florence Anam appeared on KTN Morning Express toady (5 May 2015) discussing the status
of HIV in Kenya amongst Adolescents and Youth. She was joined by the NACC Director Dr. Kilonzo.

My Womb, My Right

See also

  • Stories

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  • Advocacy Agenda

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