Tagged as: Peer support

Innovation and peer support create change for LGBT people in Mozambique 16 Oct 2020

In Mozambique, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face deeply entrenched social stigma and discrimination. This stops many LGBT peop...

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Theresa’s story: From stigma to peer supporter and beyond 06 Oct 2020

For the past six years, Theresa has been volunteering her time and sharing her experiences of living with HIV with other young Zimbabweans who are new...

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Sisters are doing it for themselves in Zimbabwe 24 Sep 2020

Gladys is a young single mother living with HIV who, through her role as a mentor with the READY to Lead programme, is taking control of her own narra...

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Leading by example: Lydia’s story of mentorship, health and hope 12 Aug 2020

As a young person living with HIV, Lydia Tariro Chanaiwa from Harare in Zimbabwe is proud of the difference she is making as a mentor to other young w...

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Amélia’s story: living with HIV and learning from my peers 06 Aug 2020

Amélia is only 22 but has already experienced considerable hardship in life. She lost her parents when she was very young, and was sent to work from ...

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First responders: the peers providing psychological first aid for women who use drugs 30 Jul 2020

Responding to the rising levels of intimate partner violence experienced by women who use drugs in Kenya during COVID-19...

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Lockdown hero: one young man, his bike and a big heart 27 May 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, young Ugandan Faisal has shown guts and determination to continue reaching 20 young people he usually counsels...

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Tendai’s story: HIV, friendship and true love 14 Feb 2020

When Tendai was diagnosed with HIV as a child, he was ostracised by all his friends. But at age 14, his life changed when the true love of a friend li...

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