Why are researchers only just beginning to recognize the connection between the decriminalization of sex work and HIV? And why is the trend toward criminalizing populations involved in the sex trades increasing in the United States—moving in the opposite direction from other countries?
This week, LA County is reviving an at-home STI testing service, a new study shows that male circumcision can reduce rates of HIV among women as well as men, and an Australian company gets approval to produce a microbicide condom.
There are good reasons to be hopeful on HIV prevention. At the same time, we have to recognize that these are tough times for those of us who are passionate about fighting 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.
Women leaders at the International AIDS Conference identified key priorities, such as increasing engagement generational and geographic boundaries and demanding more funding for advocacy on sex, sexuality and gender in the HIV epidemic.
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.
The United Nations Foundation will be debuting a sneak peek of a new documentary about the work of the Global Fund at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna this weekend.
Questions about the role that religion and faith-based organizations (FBO) can play in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic have been few during this IAC.
The Global Village at Mexico City offers attendants, regardless of official status or ability to pay the IAC registration fee, the chance to make the conference their own.
An unprecedented declaration by Latin American and Caribbean governments prior to the start of the International AIDS Conference commits governments to supporting comprehensive sex education as a foundation for stemming the tide of HIV.