UNAIDS: behind schedule and behind the eight-ball

Michael Cook | 31 December 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, AIDS in Africa, United Nations

It’s official: sexism, racism, poverty and homophobia spread AIDS. Not just sex.

Matthew Hanley | 01 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, AIDS in Africa, homophobia, scientism
The recent UN AIDS conference proposed some startling solutions.

Margaret Ogola: an African heroine

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, heroes
One of four distinguished Kenyan women who died recently was a doctor who spent herself on the welfare of AIDS victims and strengthening the African family.

Broken Promises

Dale O'Leary | 22 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS
A key player in the prevention controversy documents how the AIDS establishment has betrayed the developing world.

Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS

Michael Cook | 14 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, UN
The best research shows that restraint and fidelity are the solutions to the devastating epidemic. But the bureaucrats aren't listening.

UN spurns family values in fight against AIDS

Vincenzina Santoro | 14 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, UN
Thirty years have passed since AIDS was first identified. Why can't the United Nations stop spouting cliches and get to the heart of the problem?

The Pill’s deadly affair with HIV/AIDS

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, contraception
Why does HIV/AIDS strike more women than men globally? Why is sub-Saharan Africa the home of the world’s largest heterosexual HIV/Aids epidemic? Why does Thailand have an HIV infection rate of over one-in-100 adults, while Japan’s rate is 0.01 per cent and the Philippines’ 0.02 per cent? One answer to these questions can be found in an article published this week by the Population Research Institute deeply implicating hormonal contraception in the AIDS epidemic.

South Africa’s polygamous president

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: AIDS, marriage, South Africa
If the family is the basic unit of society, and if South Africa President Jacob Zuma’s family is any kind of model, prospects of his country finding its way out of disease and chaos seem slight. President Zuma has just concluded a “traditional” (African customary) wedding with his third concurrent wife.

Hope, change and AIDS

Matthew Hanley | 01 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, harm minimization, risk reduction
World AIDS Day 2009 reminds us once again of the failure of risk reduction strategies

The UN’s sex-ed plan for kids

Carolyn Moynihan | 31 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, AIDS, sex education, United Nations
Some years ago I saw a cartoon whose subject becomes more real by theday. It showed a Brave-New-Wold nursery in which newborns were beinginstructed via a loudspeaker: “Today you will be going home, but beforeyou go, here is your first sex education lesson...” I was reminded ofit by a Fox News report of a new universal sex-ed curriculum fromUNESCO.

Africa needs better media coverage

Martyn Drakard | 21 March 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, Benedict XVI
The international media has a woeful ignorance of Africa. Why don't they listen to someone who knows? 

African AIDS: the facts that demolish the myths

Michael Cook | 21 March 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, Benedict XVI
The mystery of why AIDS has been so devastating in Africa has been solved. And it’s not lack of condoms.

Who’s the real expert?

Jokin de Irala | 21 March 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, Pope Benedict XVI
Did any journalists ask an epidemiologist whether the Pope might be right about the ineffectiveness of condoms in fighting the African AIDS epidemic? We did. 

A realistic strategy for fighting African AIDS

Matthew Hanley | 29 February 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, utilitarianism
Discussion of the African AIDS crisis is riddled with ideology. The evidence shows that utilitarian HIV prevention guidelines are failing. 

AIDS: what’s happening in Uganda?

Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige | 19 April 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS
Ugandan paediatrician Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige faces the scourge of AIDS every day in her young patients. In this interview she suggests that the solution is not more condoms.

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