Posts tagged HIV
UNAIDS Suppressing Independent Report into Sex Abuse, Mismanagement

December 3, 2018: AIDS-Free World has learned that the leadership of UNAIDS is actively working to suppress a report produced by an Independent Expert Panel (IEP) appointed to look into sexual harassment, bullying, and abuse of power at the UN agency. (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

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Toronto Star: Safer pharmaceuticals needed for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis

September 25, 2018: In an Op-ed in the Toronto Star on the eve of the UN’s first High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, AIDS-Free World’s Stephen Lewis and Georgia White appeal for safer drugs to battle multi-drug-resistant TB. (Photo: ©AIDS-Free World)

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Legal action filed against Gambian ex-dictator

May 31, 2018: Three survivors of Yahya Jammeh’s fraudulent and destructive HIV and AIDS “treatment programme” have filed a legal action in the High Court of The Gambia, suing the former Gambian president, seeking financial damages for harm suffered and a declaration from the High Court that their human rights were violated. (UN Photo / Joshua Kristal)

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Survivors of Gambian Dictator’s Bogus AIDS “Cure” Speak Out, Seek Justice

December 5, 2017: (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire) — Three survivors of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh’s fraudulent AIDS “cure” recounted their harrowing experiences and their determination to bring the dictator to justice during a press conference at the 19th International Conference of AIDS and STIs (ICASA) in Africa today. AIDS-Free World is working in concert with the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa, Gambian lawyers, and international partners to support the survivors and relatives of those who died at Jammeh's hands to pursue all possible legal avenues in their search for justice. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)

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Media Alert: Survivors of Yahya Jammeh's counterfeit AIDS 'cure' demand justice

December 1, 2017: AIDS-Free World will be holding a press conference on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, ICASA, with survivors of the former president of The Gambia's counterfeit AIDS 'cure'. (UN Photo/Amanda Voisard)

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Out of sight, out of mind...

October 10, 2017 — Every year, millions of illicit weddings take place before girls reach the legal age of consent in their countries. The working and living conditions of a girl in an illegal “marriage” match the International Labour Organization’s own definition for the worst forms of child labour, but because the girls are "married," their work is treated as 'household chores' and isn't counted. (Photo: Shutterstock).

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