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This year, a team from the University of Manchester published a paper in the American Journal of Public Health on the cumulative effect of
Dazon Dixon Diallo is a celebrated advocate of women's rights and the fight against HIV, based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the Founder and
Affua came to the UK from Zimbabwe in 2002. She was diagnosed with HIV a few years after. Here she talks about how being
Gaby grew up in Wales, but spent 17 years in Yemen after being sold into child marriage by her father at the age of
Susan came to the UK from Malawi in 2002. She was diagnosed with HIV in 2008, and is currently waiting on her application for
A woman who identifies as lesbian or bisexual?
And from a Black, South Asian, Latino or other minority ethnic community?
Moud became a refugee from Zimbabwe over six years ago. She now works at Micro Rainbow International, an organisation that provides support to LGBT
Moud works at Micro Rainbow International, an organisation that seeks to tackle poverty affecting LGBTI people worldwide. In the UK, their work focuses on
Red Run aims to increase HIV awareness, encourage people to test, fight HIV stigma and galvanise the community to support those living with HIV.
Linda is a transgender woman in her 30's who is living with HIV. Here she relates why her sexuality and gender didn't stop her