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  • There were hands up for #HIVprevention at Heymann Brother’s Belgian premiere of “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?”

    Saar is an HIV positive gay man living in London, where he found refuge from the religious kibbutz where he grew up in Israel. Ever since he was diagnosed with HIV, Saar has craved his family's love, while they struggle with fears and prejudices. Saar and the rest of the London Gay Men's Chorus provide a glorious soundtrack for this documentary […]

  • Slavery can no longer be tolerated

    It is a myth that slavery is a thing of the past. More people are trapped in slavery today than at any other time in history; more accurately, there are over 21 million children, women and men living in modern slavery. That means three out of every 1,000 people worldwide. If they all lived together in a single city, it would be one of the biggest […]

  • Europe moves to accelerate research on preventive vaccines as World marks AIDS Day

    As World AIDS Day is marked around the globe on December 1, Europe has moved in 2016 to accelerate research on new therapeutic and preventive vaccines. More than €22 million was given by the European Commission to the European HIV Vaccination Alliance (EHVA) in January 2016. However, much more needs to be done. So far, research has […]

  • Does the Lake Chad Basin need another famine before we tackle its problems?

    The Lake Chad Basin is facing a complex humanitarian emergency situation. According to Toby Lanzer, the United Nations Assistant-Secretary-General for the Sahel, more than 11 million people in the region around Lake Chad are in desperate need of humanitarian aid. “Nobody is hearing the message we have been beaming for the past nine months […]

  • Why money matters in ending violence against women and girls

    Violence against women and girls remains an enormous problem. To raise awareness of  this important issue, UN Women has kicked off 16 days of global activism, starting on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and lasting until 10 December, Human Rights Day. A Eurobarometer on gender-based violence showed that […]

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