Argues that by speaking out, people with HIV and leaders among African communities can raise awareness of the discrimination they experience. Suggests HIV advocates can get to know the media and work with journalists to tell their stories on their own terms, spotlighting inaccurate and misleading coverage and targeting stigma. Includes language guide.
Provides journalists with tools to ensure media reporting on HIV is accurate and sensitive. Highlights key issues and includes tips for best practice, a language guide, HIV statistics, facts about HIV prevention and treatment and links to useful resources. Includes section on criminalisation.
Condemns the passage of the HIV Prevention and AIDS Control Bill 2010, arguing it endangers the lives of Ugandan women living with HIV and undermines Uganda’s already backsliding response to HIV.