From Tragedy Towards Hope

Men, Women and the AIDS Epidemic

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This book tells the real life stories of men and women who live with the HIV/AIDS virus and have triumphed over it. It describes the impact of the virus on people and communities, and the initiatives taken by UNAIDS and the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). It delves into the myths and rituals that surround women, sex and sexuality, and helps readers understand the human consequences of the epidemic for those affected, their families, communities and society at large.



Lives Shattered by Tragedy and Rekindled with Hope

Armchair philosophising is an intoxicating pastime. We often tend to argue over past tragedies, hoping to draw lessons from events that have passed. Could the lives of more than 6 million Jews have been saved had the railway tracks that led to Auschwitz been bombed?


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