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17 December 2017

Running for her life: A journey of violence, displacement and healing

Dalia Asinde was married 16 years ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She was 22 and in love, she said. But her husband soon became violent – and relentless. She lost count of the beatings, insults and torments...

12 December 2017

We must change the way we do business to reach HIV response targets in Africa

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 4–9 December—Ending AIDS in Africa may not be a reality if we don’t urgently scale up HIV prevention to reach the target of reducing new HIV infections by 75 per cent by 2030, while at the same...

17 November 2017

Choosing contraceptives for healthier mothers and children

“I remember very well when the midwife told me that women should (wait) at least two years before giving birth to another child,” says Rahamatoullah Mohamed Maâmoune, 31. “Because a woman who is pregnant less than two...

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