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HIV Risk Among Persons Who Exchange Sex for Money or Nonmonetary Items

  Fast Facts The risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases is high among persons who exchange sex for money or nonmonetary items. Few large-scale (population-based) studies have been done on HIV among this diverse group of people. Many social and structural factors make it difficult to prevent and treat HIV among persons who…
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2019 Call for Proposals ‘Stay On’

Aidsfonds’ call for proposals, Stay On , looks at the future beyond 2030. With a growing percentage of people living with HIV (PLHIV) also being on treatment, now is the time to broaden our focus from saving lives to sustaining our successes for the next decades. This must be accomplished in line with the Global…
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UNDP Small Grant Programme

SGP grants are made directly to community- based organizations (CBOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in recognition of the key role they play as a resource and constituency for environment and development concerns. The maximum grant amount per project is US$50,000, but averages around US$25,000. In this way, SGP complements the large and medium- sized GEF…
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Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is excited to announce its first call for proposal in Nigeria. Apply for new funding opportunities that support your local women’s civil-society organization. WPHF seeks to fund qualifying projects in Nigeria that are high impact, innovative, and contribute directly to the following objectives: • Influence and advance progress on…
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How A Man Use Social Media to Traffick Victims

Folasade Ogunkuade, a victim of human trafficking, has narrated how she was misled into travelling abroad to seek greener pastures but ended up as a sex slave. Ogunkuade, a petty trader, said she had planned to travel overseas for the purpose of taking adequate care of her family before everything went sour for her. She…
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WHY SHOULD I GO FOR HIV COUNSELLING AND TESTING?

• If you have ever had sex with someone whose HIV status (whether they are carrying the virus or not) was not known from blood test, you might have contacted HIV without realizing it. Healthy looking people can carry HIV without knowing. • If you are thinking of getting married and having children, it is…
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WHY DO WOMEN ENGAGE IN ASEWO (PROSTITUTION)?

Playsafe Life Care Foundation was in brothel to give condoms to Female Sex Workers (FSW) with aim of promoting safe sex among the FSW in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. One of our peer educator among the FSW in the brothel was asked. Why she engage in prostitution? Her response: she need some money to operate…
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LEAP Africa Social Innovators Fellowships

LEAP Africa is seeking applications for its Social Innovators Programme and Awards (SIPA) that is a yearly immersive fellowship that empowers and equips 20 young African changemakers with requisite skills and tools for building sustainable enterprises. LEAP Africa is a youth-focused leadership development nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, empower and equip a new…
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DO YOU THINK SCREENING OF MAID IN HELL IS NECESSARY?

At screening of Maid in Hell to Corps Members in Ilorin, Kwara state (Education Development Group CDS) issues and discussion, One of the corps members said there was no need to show the film to them that we should have summarized the story to them instead of showing them the film. Immediately he finished talking,…
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Working With FSW

Visiting and working with female sex worker is interesting because they will laugh with you and you will have privilege information to know why they have choose prostitution as profession. It’s far beyond what you have in mind, believe me most of them are into prostitution because of frustration of life. And that is the…
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