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“Hate unleashed” - Homophobia in Cameroon (video)
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The West African country of Cameroon has many problems, reflected in its dismal social indicators. But it is the issue of homosexuality that seems to excite the most comment from governm ...
Last updated on September 8 2014 at 17:53
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Revitalizing the Fight against Homophobia in Africa
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The criminalization of homosexuality in many African states, and the recent decision by Uganda and Nigeria to impose increasingly draconian punishments on homosexual conduct, has importa ...
Last updated on June 20 2014 at 11:47
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Criminalising homosexuality threatens the fight against HIV/AIDS
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The Lancet, Volume 383, Issue 9919, Pages 783 - 784, 1 March 2014 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60403-7 Ashton Barnett-Vanes Homosexuality is criminalised in more than 70 countries, with se ...
Last updated on March 3 2014 at 15:46
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Latest news West Africa
New Study on African Countries Outlines HIV/AIDS Budgets
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...Many countries in Africa most affected by HIV are trying to expand their prevention and treatment activities, says one of the study’s authors, Dr. Robert Hecht, managing director of R ...
Last updated on January 8 2015 at 16:58
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Ghana seeks law to protect HIV persons
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Ghana is instituting a law to address HIV and AIDS related stigma, discrimination and human rights abuses of persons living with HIV/AIDS, a senior official said on Friday. Angela El-Ad ...
Last updated on December 16 2014 at 14:54
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Panic, Paranoia, and Public Health — The AIDS Epidemic's Lessons for Ebola
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For those of us who lived through the early days of the U.S. AIDS epidemic, the current national panic over Ebola brings back some very bad memories. The toxic mix of scientific ignoranc ...
Last updated on November 10 2014 at 12:18
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Upcoming events West Africa
International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA 2015) - Tunis, Tunisia
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8 to 13 November 2015, Tunis, Tunisia. The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes pl ...
Last updated on January 14 2015 at 14:14
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7th SAHARA Conference 2014 (SAHARA 7)
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18th to 21st March 2014, Dakar, Senegal. “Since 2002, SAHARA has convened biennial conferences which provide an inter-disciplinary space and a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue i ...
Last updated on February 10 2014 at 15:09
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6th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, 2014
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6th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights: Eliminating Women and Girls Sexual and Reproductive Health Vulnerabilities in Africa Yaoundé, Cameroon, 3 to 7 February 2014 The conf ...
Last updated on October 13 2013 at 15:24
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