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HIV and AIDS stigma: Key issues to emerge

09/25/2008 | Panos London

1. Factors affecting stigma and discrimination The discussion raised the question of whether stigma and discrimination levels decrease in situations where HIV infection rates are high enough for AIDS to be ‘seen’ on the streets. According to one participant stigma in South Africa has become more entrenched as infection rates have risen, while in other…

Evaluating social change: Discussion

09/25/2008 | Panos London

Small groups discussed several questions raised by Puntos experience of evaluation.

Spark | addressing homophobia and the decriminalisation of sex work

09/25/2008 | Panos London

The role of the media in addressing homophobia.

The role of the media and social change

09/25/2008 | Panos London

In the context of a culture of violence against men having sex with men in Jamaica reflected in popular music, a media campaign called ‘Stop Murder Music’ lobbied against and exposed the lyrics which incited violence against gay men.

Addressing homophobia and the decriminalisation of sex work: Discussion

09/25/2008 | Panos London

Working within universities was discussed and seen as a matter of finding possibilities for change without pushing issues so hard that people shut down.

Spark | the gender-HIV challenge in Pakistan

09/25/2008 | Panos London

This discussion looked at the challenges of addressing gender in HIV and AIDS programming, and the need to look at power relations and work with a wide range of stakeholders for sustainable change.

Risks and trends in Pakistan

09/25/2008 | Panos London

Persistence of the gender gap in Pakistan is widely recognized, and in the context of a very young and fast growing population young women continue to be at a disadvantage in many ways. Trafficking of women and girls is a an issue in Pakistan, and condom use remains low.

Celebrating the uncelebrated

05/14/2008 | Panos London

In the run up to the International Day for Sharing Life Stories, Siobhan Warrington calls for people's own experiences to underpin development work.

Public should say how digital billions are spent

05/14/2008 | Panos London

Governments have collected huge sums in Universal Access Funds. Murali Shanmugavalen wants the people to decide how they are used to bridge the communications gap. 

Satellite broadcasting gag threatens development

04/11/2008 | Panos London

Mark Wilson believes the recent clampdown on satellite broadcasters in Arab League countries threatens to damage the wellbeing of millions.

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