In Pakistan, CWS conducts ongoing sessions with adolescents, communities and organizations to promote awareness of HIV and AIDS, as well as sexual rights and health. Through poster competitions, guest speakers and other methods, students learn HIV causes and prevention. Photo: CWS/Pakistan
Fighting HIV and AIDS in Pakistan ‘more complicated’
Globally, the World AIDS Day theme “Getting to Zero” seems to be gaining momentum, with recent reports of dramatic decreases in new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths. Sadly, Pakistan has seen the opposite, with social factors hindering progress.
‘Don’t push the poor and vulnerable off the fiscal cliff’
Joining faith leaders from some of the nation’s most prominent Christian, Jewish and Muslim organizations, CWS Board Chair the Rev. Dr. Earl D. Trent, Jr., urged Congress to protect vital poverty-focused programs from crippling budget cuts.
Why give to CWS in an emergency?
Watch as Tom Goodhue, executive director of the Long Island Council of Churches, explains how CWS is “a bit different” from other disaster response agencies. And learn how Long Islanders’ support of CWS has directly impacted their lives.