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United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Fails to Uphold Women’s Human Rights

This year marked the first time in history that the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women did not produced Agreed Conclusions. The most contentious issues, not surprisingly, were related to  women’s access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care.

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Sex Workers Rights, HIV Infection, and Prevention: Parting Thoughts from the International AIDS Conference

The 2010 International AIDS Conference has come to a close. I attended several sessions but three particularly stand out and made me think a lot.

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Youth Speak: Smart, Bold Advocacy Against HIV

Rachel Arinii Judhistari’s inclusion as the youngest speaker at the International AIDS Conference shows the renewed focus on the rights and needs of youth around the world.

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The 2010 International AIDS Conference: A Preview

Alex Garita of the International Women’s Health Coalition introduces this year’s IAC, where activists, providers, researchers, and government officials will discuss the AIDS epidemic. Watch here for further updates.

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Getting Health Priorities Right: Towards a Sustainable Global AIDS Response

The guiding principle for global health donors of a more sustainable approach to fighting the AIDS epidemic should be that prevention and treatment for HIV/AIDS can no longer happen in isolation.

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