Young, Gifted + Positive book design
25 YEARS OF SA DEMOCRACY
25 STORIES OF YOUNG SOUTH AFRICANS
25 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER, LIVING WITH HIV
25 brave South African youth have stepped up and reached out to share their personal life stories. This book is a reminder that HIV is not a death sentence, and it is not a life sentence.
The 25 youth featured in this book are sharing their courage, hope and coping skills with everyone who needs support. This book is for everyone – infected, affected or just curious about HIV. This book is about winning – against all odds. HIV does not kill your future. HIV does not have the power to kill our dreams. And HIV should never stand in our way.
The AIDS Consortium (AC) is a human rights organisation aimed at promoting a non-discriminatory response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic based on people’s basic human rights as enshrined in South Africa’s constitution. AC has a proud history of 24 years striving for a healthy South Africa, free from HIV, TB and Stigma. AC was established by Hon. Judge Edwin Cameron, a constitutional court judge in collaboration with other activists in 1992.
The AIDS Consortium remains committed to its mandate of being a driving force for social change, strengthening community systems and providing unity and leadership in HIV sector in South African and within the region. Our aim is to ensure that communities enjoy their Constitutional rights through the provision of information sharing, advocacy, training and provision of subgrants. The AIDS Consortium has possessed a wealth of knowledge informed by their interaction with different population groups at community level across the country and within the region.
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