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RISE PARTNERSHIP

NAZ as lead agency in a 3 years major Sexual Health promotion programme is along with Race Equality Foundation, GMFA and London Friend Antidote who have come together to form The Rise Partnership. Rise provides HIV Prevention and Sexual Health services to Black African & Caribbean...

The ‘never’ safe sex discussion

By Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor As a young girl growing up in Nigeria, the way in which my parents broached the subject of relationships with members of the opposite sex evolved like this:   Age 13: avoid boys, if they touch you, you’ll get pregnant. Age 18: I don’t want to...

Obama faces gay rights challenge in Kenya

Six and a half years after Kenyans started naming their children in honor of America’s first black president, Barack Obama’s name has also become synonymous, often derisively, with gay rights. “Go wait for your Obama,” a landlord reportedly told a gay couple as he kicked them...

Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-Baby HIV Transmissions

Other nations in the world can learn from Cuba, which today became the first country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, according to the World Health Organization, which validated Cuba through a detailed process.   “Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest...