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Children supported by St Peter’s Child Care. Photo: LWF
1 Dec
A family like any other
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
1 Dec
A program offering love and care to children orphaned by HIV and AIDS in South Africa
1 Dec
Lutheran voices speaking up for people affected by HIV and AIDS
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, southern Africa, LWF member churches
1 Dec
World AIDS Day 2016
Molly Aringo with her dog. LWF has helped her embrace life again following a diagnosis of HIV. Photo: LWF/P. Kikomeko
1 Dec
“People would whisper and point”
HIV and AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Stigma, Counselling
1 Dec
Fighting the stigma of HIV and AIDS in Uganda - World AIDS Day 2016
Three of the Ezulwini home-based carers, Ellen Dlamini, Caroline Motsi and Thembisile Mncina, bringing care and relief to people living with HIV. Photo: Methodist Church of Southern Africa/Bonginkosi Moyo-Bango
22 Jul
Swaziland’s door-to-door HIV carers
HIV/AIDS, Lutheran Communion in Southern Africa, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
22 Jul
Caring for the family, reducing stigma
Tanzanian Lutheran pastor Rev. Amin Sandewa is a founding member of the interfaith network of religious leaders living with, or personally affected by HIV. Photo: Private
22 Jul
We can go far with others in fight against HIV and stigma
HIV/AIDS, Tanzania, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
22 Jul
Tanzanian Lutheran pastor Sandewa shares his personal experience
Beryl Logan, coordinator of HIV and AIDS work for India’s Lutheran churches says fear of discrimination by families and society poses major challenges for AIDS patients in the country. Photo: UELCI
21 Jul
India’s Lutheran churches fight AIDS stigma
HIV/AIDS, India, United Evangelical Lutheran Churches in India, UELCI
21 Jul
Perceptions are changing about the church and people living with HIV
A candle is lit on the first day of Faith on the Fast Track, a meeting of faith organizations ahead of AIDS2016. Photo: WCC/Albin Hill
20 Jul
Breaking the silence to end AIDS
HIV/AIDS
20 Jul
Addressing stigma and disparity
AIDS work in the Nicaraguan Lutheran Church of Faith and Hope prioritizes children. Rev. Soliette López, left, Alexander García, Kevin Mena and Sergio Rios take part in a children's Christmas party for children often  left out because of discrimination, in the western city of Masaya, near the capital Managua. Photo: Daniela Cruz
6 Jul
Nicaraguan Lutheran pastor puts smile on the faces of children affected by AIDS
HIV/AIDS, Nicaragua, Central America
6 Jul
LWF among faith bodies attending AIDS 2016
Churches in Africa recognize the urgent need to address the human rights issues associated with the HIV pandemic in Africa. LUCSA executive director Rev. Dr David Tswaedi leads a session of the December workshop in Johannesburg. Photo: LUCSA/Allison Westerhoff
18 Dec
Ignorance, myths and stigma “steal” life
HIV/AIDS
18 Dec
LWF furthers regional collaboration for HIV and AIDS advocacy in Africa
ELCT’s HIV and AIDS awareness building efforts includes seminars for married couples. Photo: ELCT
2 Dec
Parishioners’ support helps to fight AIDS stigma in Tanzania
HIV/AIDS, Women
2 Dec
Empowering vulnerable women helps saves lives
The outline of candle lit global map used to remember those affected by AIDS around the world.  Photo: LWF/P.Cuyatti
1 Dec
AIDS: Churches work across local networks in Latin America and Caribbean
HIV/AIDS
1 Dec
Violence against women increases vulnerability to HIV
21 Jul
New HIV handbook to help churches learn practical response
HIV/AIDS, HIV: Espacio para Cambiar, HIV: Space for Change, Rev. Dr Patricia Cuyatti
21 Jul
Latin American churches find space for change in their HIV work
Second LWF virtual conference on diakonia. Photo: LWF/H. Martinussen
19 Sep
LWF Virtual Conference on Diakonia’s Transformative Power
Member Churches, Second Virtual Conference on Diakonia, Peace, HIV/AIDS, Minorities and Indigenous People, Fast for the Climate, Education
19 Sep
Over 200 Participants Join Online Discussion