UNAIDS

UNAIDS says men critical to ending epidemic

Ambitions of zero infections, zero deaths and zero stigma when it comes to AIDS cannot be achieved without addressing worrying trends seen with men.

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News in Brief 20 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief “horrified” by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya

The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya.

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HIV, AIDS treatment at “tipping point” for first time: UNAIDS chief

Significant progress has been made on the HIV and AIDS fronts, but they are illnesses that cannot be forgotten.

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Deal to reduce price of HIV treatment aims to save more lives

A life-saving medicine to treat HIV will now be made more widely available to millions of people in developing countries.

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UN Gender Focus: Barbershop Conference, safety in South Sudan UN camps and access to sexual health care

Barbershop Conference: Changing the conversation around gender equality

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“Scales have tipped” in fight against HIV

A key milestone has been reached in the fight against HIV, according to UN health experts, who say that more than half of all sufferers now have access to treatment.

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UNAIDS says “make some noise” for #zerodiscrimination

Discrimination in health care settings is forcing people with HIV and AIDS to “go underground,” causing them to miss out on the essential medical services they need.

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Youth must have a say in decisions about their sexual health: advocate

Stigma around sexuality in young people can hinder conversations with policy makers, but young people have a “right to participate” in decisions about their sexual health, a youth advocate says.

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UN Gender Focus: gender equality, Somalia and youth

Women should be able to “leapfrog” into evolving world of work

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