This World AIDS Day we are honored to participate in a variety of World AIDS Day events to honor those we have lost and to promote dialogue on how together we can get to zero - zero new infections, zero deaths from aids, zero discrimination.
We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday and the shopping craze it promotes. But aren't the holidays about something more than that? We BELIEVE they are!
On Friday, November 22, TWC is speaking out and up with women on the issue of stigma!
We will be sharing the perspective of women living with HIV who experience stigma and will be providing positive images of women of color living with HIV to counter stigma. Stigma results in isolation, hopelessness, and has damaging effects on health.
On Thursday, November 14, 2013, D.C. Appleseed released its eighth annual report on the District of Columbia’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The report noted that while progress has been made in D.C., the epidemic still has a “profound” impact on D.C.
HIV/AIDS and Access to Safe Abortion Services
A Response to Senator Graham’s Abortion Ban
On October 26 TWC walked the walk to honor women and girls living with and at-risk for HIV and our sisters who have passed from the disease but are not forgotten. TWC particpated thanks to the leadership of new Board member Annette Somerville, and Youth Prevention Program Team Leader, Chantil Thomas.
On Saturday, October 26, 2013 TWC is participating in AIDS Walk to make our voices heard and to help end this disease forever. We want better for women, girls, families and our community who face the devastation of this epidemic every day.
This year we are Walking the Walk!
During the month of October, we stand in solidarity with our sisters in demanding an end to violence against women. Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides us an opportunity to renew our efforts to address all violence against women and girls.