Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

Tell the NIH: Women's lives matter!

via HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA)

Shouldn't we know for sure if using Depo Provera increases a women's risk of acquiring HIV if she is exposed?

Currently, we don't know if Depo increases a woman's risk of acquiring HIV, but observational data shows it might. Results are mixed, which suggests that use of injectable hormonal contraceptives could potentially be putting women at higher risk for...

Call to Action for an International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

via Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

We are calling on governments, international institutions, and the global community of civil society organizations to celebrate and recognize April 11 as the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights:

Because a woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth every two minutes.

Because pregnancy, childbirth, and HIV are the leading causes of death for girls and women of reproductive age.

Because every woman...

Petitioning Ohio State University: Issue a public apology and implement a remedial plan to stem HIV stigma

Petition by
Rise Up To HIV

http://www.change.org/petitions/ohio-state-university-president-drake-and-board-of-trustees-issue-a-public-apology-and-implement-a-remedial-plan-to-stem-hiv-stigma

We, the undersigned, believe that the recent reports of derogatory songs and references to HIV that were included in Exhibit B of your investigation of the Ohio State University Marching Band are absolutely appalling, disgusting, slanderous and stigmatizing to the at-large HIV community.

Read this article via the Bilerico Project Investigation: Ohio State Band Mocked 'Fags...

We Grieve for Elisha and Fight to End Violence Against Women With HIV (via Positive Women's Network - USA)

Positive Women's Network – USA Mourns and Condemns the HIV-Related Murder of a Texas Woman

Contact:  
Olivia Ford, PWN-USA – Brooklyn, NY – oford.pwnusa@gmail.com – 347.553.5174
Venita Ray – Houston, TX – venita_ray@yahoo.com – 713.299.6123
Marsha Raye, The Afiya Center – Dallas, TX – marsha@theafiyacenter.org – 214.753.3777

June 18, 2014 - Positive Women's Network – USA (PWN-USA), a national...

Advocating for Women-Centered Care: Conducting Legislative Visits for Ryan White Services Webinar - June 26, 2014

via Positive Women's Network-USA
Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)

There was some good news on the Ryan White Part D front last week, thanks to hard work by the AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants Children, Youth and Families and their partners.

However, the fight to maintain Ryan White services and women-centered care and services throughout all parts of the Ryan White program is...

Take Action For Rape Survivors

via Global Fund for Women

TELL OBAMA: Rape survivors have the right to health care

Wars are being waged on women’s bodies. Nearly 50 women and girls are raped every hour in eastern Congo. In the Syrian conflict, women and girls face rape and violence aimed to control, intimidate and humiliate.

Across the world, survivors are often forced to carry unwanted pregnancies because they don’t have safe access to critical...

June 21 - 27, 2014: National HIV Testing Week USA

via Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS)

National HIV Testing Week USA

June 21 to June 27 are the dates for the first ever National HIV Testing Week for the US. National HIV Testing Week USA provides an unprecedented opportunity for partners (community based organizations, healthcare organizations and providers, other healthcare professionals, advocates and policy makers) across the US to unite for one week to help more people...

Global Survey On the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Women Living with HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) is updating its 2006 Guideline on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of women living with HIV (See: http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/guidelines/sexualreproductivehealth.pdf?ua=1)
 
Salamander Trust is consulting women living with HIV to hear our experiences and priorities. This is a community consultation, developed with a Working Group of women living with HIV from around the world including trans women. We are inviting...

A (conference) call to action for Ryan White Part D!

A CALL TO ACTION!

Join us for a Save Ryan White Part D Call to Action Conference Call to link all of our efforts to help!  Everyone is welcome--both individuals and organizations. 

Conference Call Information

04/04/2014 from 10 am CST to 11 am CST

Conference Call Dial-in number: (605) 475-4000
Participant Access Code:
998769
Call Hosts: Save Ryan White Part D Initiative; The Resource Group

Conference...

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Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

Tell the NIH: Women's lives matter!

via HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA)

Shouldn't we know for sure if using Depo Provera increases a women's risk of acquiring HIV if she is exposed?

Currently, we don't know if Depo increases a woman's risk of acquiring HIV, but observational data shows it might. Results are mixed, which suggests that use of injectable hormonal contraceptives could potentially be putting women at higher risk for...

Call to Action for an International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

via Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

We are calling on governments, international institutions, and the global community of civil society organizations to celebrate and recognize April 11 as the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights:

Because a woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth every two minutes.

Because pregnancy, childbirth, and HIV are the leading causes of death for girls and women of reproductive age.

Because every woman...

Petitioning Ohio State University: Issue a public apology and implement a remedial plan to stem HIV stigma

Petition by
Rise Up To HIV

http://www.change.org/petitions/ohio-state-university-president-drake-and-board-of-trustees-issue-a-public-apology-and-implement-a-remedial-plan-to-stem-hiv-stigma

We, the undersigned, believe that the recent reports of derogatory songs and references to HIV that were included in Exhibit B of your investigation of the Ohio State University Marching Band are absolutely appalling, disgusting, slanderous and stigmatizing to the at-large HIV community.

Read this article via the Bilerico Project Investigation: Ohio State Band Mocked 'Fags...

We Grieve for Elisha and Fight to End Violence Against Women With HIV (via Positive Women's Network - USA)

Positive Women's Network – USA Mourns and Condemns the HIV-Related Murder of a Texas Woman

Contact:  
Olivia Ford, PWN-USA – Brooklyn, NY – oford.pwnusa@gmail.com – 347.553.5174
Venita Ray – Houston, TX – venita_ray@yahoo.com – 713.299.6123
Marsha Raye, The Afiya Center – Dallas, TX – marsha@theafiyacenter.org – 214.753.3777

June 18, 2014 - Positive Women's Network – USA (PWN-USA), a national...

Advocating for Women-Centered Care: Conducting Legislative Visits for Ryan White Services Webinar - June 26, 2014

via Positive Women's Network-USA
Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)

There was some good news on the Ryan White Part D front last week, thanks to hard work by the AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants Children, Youth and Families and their partners.

However, the fight to maintain Ryan White services and women-centered care and services throughout all parts of the Ryan White program is...

Take Action For Rape Survivors

via Global Fund for Women

TELL OBAMA: Rape survivors have the right to health care

Wars are being waged on women’s bodies. Nearly 50 women and girls are raped every hour in eastern Congo. In the Syrian conflict, women and girls face rape and violence aimed to control, intimidate and humiliate.

Across the world, survivors are often forced to carry unwanted pregnancies because they don’t have safe access to critical...

June 21 - 27, 2014: National HIV Testing Week USA

via Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS)

National HIV Testing Week USA

June 21 to June 27 are the dates for the first ever National HIV Testing Week for the US. National HIV Testing Week USA provides an unprecedented opportunity for partners (community based organizations, healthcare organizations and providers, other healthcare professionals, advocates and policy makers) across the US to unite for one week to help more people...

Global Survey On the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Women Living with HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) is updating its 2006 Guideline on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of women living with HIV (See: http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/guidelines/sexualreproductivehealth.pdf?ua=1)
 
Salamander Trust is consulting women living with HIV to hear our experiences and priorities. This is a community consultation, developed with a Working Group of women living with HIV from around the world including trans women. We are inviting...

A (conference) call to action for Ryan White Part D!

A CALL TO ACTION!

Join us for a Save Ryan White Part D Call to Action Conference Call to link all of our efforts to help!  Everyone is welcome--both individuals and organizations. 

Conference Call Information

04/04/2014 from 10 am CST to 11 am CST

Conference Call Dial-in number: (605) 475-4000
Participant Access Code:
998769
Call Hosts: Save Ryan White Part D Initiative; The Resource Group

Conference...

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