IYF Blog - Posts in hiv prevention


3 Lessons for Empowering Women

 Learn three practical pieces of advice from Madeleine Albright, Zainab Salbi, and Helene D. Gayle.

World AIDS Day: The Power of the Global Community to Address Even the Toughest Challenges

Just when I get beyond discouraged about the seemingly endless divisions tearing societies apart around the world, World AIDS Day reminds me of the remarkable impact the international community can have when it decides to unite around a shared...

Living with HIV/AIDS: A Passionate Young Advocate Speaks Out

I’ve just come from a remarkably candid and inspiring talk with a young gay man who has been living with HIV/AIDS since he was 17. Now a second year law student, he has become a powerful advocate for not only educating ourselves about the disease and how to prevent it but also addressing issues...

HIV-Positive Peer Educator and Trainer of Trainers: Iddy's Story

Iddy Wiraji Chuma is a positive role model for the youth living in Bagamoyo District, a two-hour drive Northwest of Dar Es Salaam. He volunteers with the Tanzanian Red Cross as a peer educator and a trainer of trainers in a program funded by PEPFAR/USAID and managed by the International...