Category Archives: Civil society

AIDS 2018: Award to Allan Maleche, a “tireless crusader”

The second of a series of four articles for Health and Human Rights on the 2018 International AIDS Conference.  * July 23, 2018 AIDS 2018 is honoring human rights advocates and acknowledging their work is becoming ever more challenging in many … Continue reading

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“Everyone Said No”: Key Populations and Biometrics in Kenya

Hands off our fingerprints! A case study of key populations’ advocacy for privacy rights in Kenya. Continue reading

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Impact of closing civic space on HIV in East Africa

Closing civic space is slowing the HIV response in East Africa Continue reading

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African Commission launches HIV and human rights report

African Commission launches new HIV and human rights report Continue reading

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Gay men’s networking zone vandalized at ICASA 2017

Activists describe “closing civic space” at African AIDS meeting – but also energy and inspiration to continue the fight A networking zone for men who have sex with men (MSM) at the African regional AIDS conference was vandalized Thursday night, … Continue reading

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In the global HIV response, data invisibility for hidden populations fuels inequality – now some hidden populations are fighting back.  Continue reading

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In 2017, set global health targets from the ground up

I’m lucky to be starting 2017 in Grenada, a flawlessly beautiful island nation of just 100,000 people. But Grenada, like many countries, has found it hard to gather basic HIV data in a context where same-sex sexuality and sex work … Continue reading

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Don’t Brexit the AIDS response: The world we come home to from Durban

Hands off the lawyers, hands off the drugs. Continue reading

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“First they threw Molotov cocktails”: Closing space for LGBT groups

Government restrictions on civil society impact on LGBT groups Continue reading

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