Topics about 'Combat HIV/AIDS'

The Role of Religious Communities in Addressing Gender-Based Violence and HIV

19.11.09

Futures Group International and Religions for Peace designed and implemented the project “The Role of Religious Communities in addressing gender-based violence and HIV”, sponsored by USAIDs. This project was planned considering that religious leaders are often key catalysts for positive and social change. The project has three components: regional training, national action plans and regional leadership forum. Training workshops were carried out in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The regional training in Kenya was funded by UNIFEM.

The Role of Religious Communities in Addressing GBV and HIV

Preventing and Healing Hiv / Aids : The Buddhist Response

30.10.09

In partnership with UNAIDS and within the framework of Buddha´s teachings and 
ethics, the Sangha Metta Project covers an important education activity which consists of (a) teaching monks, nuns and novices about HIV/AIDS, equipping them with modern 
participatory social management skills and tools to take part in HIV/AIDS 
prevention and care at the community level, and (b) educating youth groups and raising their awareness on HIV/AIDS and narcotic.

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Fighting Hiv / Aids Pandemic: The Religious Partners of UN Agencies

30.10.09

UNAIDS addresses the global AIDS response by bringing together in a concerted manner the efforts and resources of the following UN System Organizations:
UNHCR, UNFPA, WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, WFP, UNDP, UNODC, ILO, and The World Bank.

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