The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. This blog is where we share information about AFAO's involvement with HIV events in Australia and internationally.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Call for reform of anti-homosexuality laws across the Commonwealth
In the UK's House of Lords on 13 March, there was an extensive discussion about the barriers that these laws present to responding to HIV, not to mention the denial of human rights generally as a result of these laws.
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Reflections about Anthony Smith
spanning some 25 years.
Dino Hodge and Terry McClafferty were colleagues of Anthony Smith during his time on the Northern Territory AIDS Council (NTAC) Board during the late 1980 and early 1990s. Here they reflect on Anthony's life, and the lasting contributions he has made to Australia's response to HIV.
Dino Hodge was on the board of NTAC between 1989-1992. As a fellow Board Member, including in his capacity as a member of The NTAC Council Law and Policy Working Group, he worked closely alongside Anthony Smith. Dino recalls:
Thursday, 7 March 2013
Addressing human rights for orphans affected by HIV in Nepal
|Children at the Punarbul Plus school.|
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Labels: Asia, children, funding, fundraising, human rights, Nepal, orphans, Punarbul Plus, stigma
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