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Growing up HIV-Positive: From diagnosis to activism

Growing up HIV-Positive: From diagnosis to activism

Juliana Odindo is an Advocacy Officer at The International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA), a regional advocacy network and membership based organization in Uganda that unites and supports girls and women living with HIV. Juliana became an International AIDS Society (IAS) member in 2016 and is an IAS Youth Voice. After struggling with her health for many years, Juliana was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 11. Motivated by her experience, Juliana is now a passionate advocate for the rights of young people, especially girls and women living with HIV. Today, Juliana shares the challenges young people, especially young women, face when living in a resource-limited country with high rates of HIV, poverty, unemployment, and limited educational opportunities. This is her story...

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