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This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post Canada here .

By Maddison Van Balkom and Emily Major-Girard

Events in Lesotho typically begin with a hymn or a song, followed by a prayer. At a recent sexual education workshop for deaf students hosted by Help Lesotho, the first morning’s hymn started with grins from ear to ear and one small difference: the hymn was silent.

The training room — despite being filled by 63 eager students — was dramatically quieter than the usual cheers and singing that accompany the start of a program. The melody of the hymn was beautifully carried through sign language; a deeply moving and somewhat overwhelming … Lire la suite 


 

39th UNAIDS PCB Meeting

Joint Statement by The Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN), the Interagency Coalition on AIDS & Development (ICAD) & ICASO Follow-up to the thematic segment from the 38th PCB meetin g
Thank you Mr. Chair. Dear Secretariat and member states:

The Canadian Positive People Network, a young, independent network of people living with HIV and HIV co-infections, along with the Interagency Coalition on AIDS Development, a Canadian coalition of organizations, individuals and stakeholders from the labour, faith, and HIV and development sectors, and ICASO, a Canadian organization that acts as a global policy voice on HIV issues that impact diverse communities around the world, would like to … Lire la suite 


 

39th UNAIDS PCB Meeting Joint Statement by CPPN, ICAD and ICASO on the Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework (UBRAF) Dear Secretariat and member states: This is a joint statement by the Canadian Positive People Network, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS Development, and ICASO. As a people living with HIV network and organizations which focus on intersectoral partnerships and to enhance global policies on HIV issues, we feel that being accountable to the AIDS response and being accountable all the people living with HIV and key populations affected by HIV mean member states must actively fund and help create a coordinated and sustainable global AIDS response. As a person living … Lire la suite