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Breaking the silence to end AIDS:  addressing stigma, disparity and sex in the church

Breaking the silence to end AIDS: addressing stigma, disparity and sex in the church

The United Nations has recognized that among the most important key players in ending AIDS by 2030 are faith based organizations (FBOs). One of the workshops at the ongoing Faith on the Fast Track pre-AIDs 2016 conference discussed at length ways of breaking the silence in order to end AIDS by 2030.

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Faith participants address sugar daddy relationships and HIV transmission

Faith participants address sugar daddy relationships and HIV transmission

Hashtag Downwithblessers reigned supreme at an AIDS2016 pre-conference workshop entitled: Sugar daddy relationship and HIV Transmission: Religion as a resource for social change.

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Interfaith Pre-Conference programme available

Interfaith Pre-Conference programme available

The full programme is now available for the interfaith pre-conference, “Faith on the Fast Track: Reducing Stigma and Discrimination, Increasing Access, and Defending Human Rights – NOW!”.

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Faith Roadmap for AIDS 2016 now available

Faith Roadmap for AIDS 2016 now available

With AIDS 2016 around the corner, the WCC-EAA presents the Faith Roadmap at AIDS 2016 – a calendar outlining key activities, seminars, exhibitions and networking areas for faith-based participation at the International AIDS Conference in Durban 2016.

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Lifting up prayers from many faiths

Lifting up prayers from many faiths

An interfaith prayer service will be held during AIDS 2016 in Durban on Tuesday, 19 July at 7:00 pm in the Emmanuel Cathedral. The service is an opportunity to gather in prayer to remember those who have died of AIDS-related illness and all those living with or affected by HIV; to celebrate the progress made so far in the global response to AIDS; to reflect on our role as faith-based organizations and people of faith on the Fast Track; and to commit to reducing stigma and discrimination, increasing access, and defending human rights.

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