September 5, 2016Videos

Lorna Dias, Executive Coordinator of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya talks about growing up and coming out as lesbian in Kenya

As a part of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2015, Lorna Dias, Executive Coordinator of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya talks about growing up and coming out as lesbian in Kenya.

August 18, 2016General

A US pastor who thinks floods are God’s punishment to gay people has fled his flooded home

US pastor Tony Perkins, who believes natural disasters are sent by God to punish gay people, has fled his flooded home in Louisiana. In 2015 he caused controversy when he agreed with a statement that natural disasters are sent by God as punishment for abortion and gay marriage. Perkins has revealed that he was forced to escape his property in a canoe with his family. He shared photos on Facebook and discussed his experience in a podcast. “This is a…

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July 24, 2016HIV/AIDS

International AIDS Conference 2016

NYARWEK Network performing at World AIDS Conference 2016 in Durban presented by Kennedy Abbort Programme Manager. Click Here For Details

July 24, 2015General

Tanzania is cracking down on gays by banning lube

Tanzania has taken a step backwards by banning the sale and import of all personal lubricants, in an effort to halt gay sex in the East African nation, where a man can be sent to prison for life for having sex with another man. The law had been largely unenforced for several years, but South Africa’s News24 reports that Paul Makonda, the newly appointed regional commissioner for the port city of Dar es Salaam announced a major crackdown against gay…

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July 24, 2014General

Same Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights in Africa

A little over a year ago, during the June 2013 Gay Pride celebration in San Francisco, California, it was announced that that the same-sex marriage ban in California would officially be repealed. The sense of relief and celebration was palpable. A cheer went soaring through the streets and the Castro District (San Francisco’s historically gay neighborhood) turned into a massive street party. Earlier this year, on the 24th of February, 2014, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda signed into law a…

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July 19, 2013AIDS vaccine

Introducing the VARG: Focusing local lens on global advocacy for HIV vaccines

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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February 22, 2018AIDS vaccine

HIV Research for Prevention 2018, 21-25 October in Madrid.

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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December 11, 2017AIDS vaccine

AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands | 23 - 27 July 2018

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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November 25, 2017G10

Africa - India Community Exchange visit

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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May 19, 2017Conferences and Workshops

Community Research Literacy and Ethics

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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October 13, 2016Funding Opportunity

GoK - National Research Fund

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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October 6, 2016Conferences and Workshops

Abstract submissions are invited for the 2017 HepHIV Conference in Malta.

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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October 4, 2016G10

G10 Research Engagement Road map (2016/2017 - 2018/2019) Published

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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October 4, 2016Conferences and Workshops

HIV R4P Conference

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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September 6, 2016General

Integrated Community Online Platform (ICOP) Launch

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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September 5, 2016Videos

Lorna Dias, Executive Coordinator of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya talks about growing up and coming out as lesbian in Kenya

Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for. The recently released results of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention demonstrated, for the first time, that an ARV-containing vaginal ring could prevent HIV acquisition. The trial data caused celebration and immediate conversation about what…

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