aids

Pandemic pushes battle against HIV/AIDS on backfoot

Pandemic pushes battle against HIV/AIDS on backfoot

December 1, 2020

On the occasion of 33rd World AIDS Day, reports about the state of the dreaded disease are not very encouraging. After decades of being pushed back by scientific advancements as well as better availability of drugs and of course a much higher awareness amongst the people, the Hum...

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LGBTQ representation in Indian cinema

LGBTQ representation in Indian cinema

March 12, 2020

From decriminalising homosexuality in 2018 to portray the love stories of the LGBTQ+ community as ‘normal couples’ in its cinema, India and Indian films have come a long way. Indian cinema and the discussion on queer love stories has been a long one with twists and turns, ups...

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Observing World Aids Day

Observing World Aids Day

December 1, 2017

On World Aid’s Day, we introspect into India’s ailing reality while looking at numbers and taboos related to the immunodeficiency disease.

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Brushing against HIV/AIDS: First free condom store in India

Brushing against HIV/AIDS: First free condom store in India

May 5, 2017

After the Indian parliament passed the HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) bill last month to shield the rights of sufferers and protect them from discrimination, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) recently launched India's first free condom store, from where anyone is free to order ...

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Legendary pop singer George Michael bows out on Last Christmas

Legendary pop singer George Michael bows out on Last Christmas

December 27, 2016

What ironically became the ‘Last Christmas’ for iconic British pop singer George Michael, his passing away on Christmas Eve comes as great agony to music lovers all over the world.

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World AIDS Day – a mixed bag of hope and despair for India

World AIDS Day – a mixed bag of hope and despair for India

December 2, 2016

Being the third largest population in terms of HIV positive cases, India is still fighting social taboos despite various forms of awareness programmes.

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MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

October 14, 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders have called the negotiating countries for upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement to reject terms that could potentially harm access to medicines for its citizens.

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