Tag Archives: HIV

In This Case, Second Place Isn’t Something To Celebrate

Early this month I took my first trip to Abuja, Nigeria. Despite visiting almost 60 countries with Save the Children, I had never been to the West African nation. It is a country of over 162 million, one of the most populous in the region and seventh most populous in the world. With an average [...]

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Some wins for kids but so much more to do……

As I reflect back on 2011, the changes in the world and the world for children were vast, both here in the United States and around the world.   Here in the US, more children are living in poverty as we begin 2012 than in the last 20 years, both as a percentage of our [...]

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AIDs in Africa Thirty Years On….

The AIDS epidemic reached 30 this year and though there has been a huge amount of progress here in the U.S., the story in Africa is a vastly different one. On the continent, women and children are the main victims of the disease with the fastest growth of infection rate now among women and youth. [...]

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