Armenia: Partnering with Priests to End Domestic Violence

Armenia: Partnering with Priests to End Domestic Violence YEREVAN, Armenia — Seven years ago Milena separated from her husband. Although she still loved him, they had difficulty communicating. She was fed up with the physical and emotional violence he inflicted, as well as the familial silence surrounding it. Her mother-in-law’s interference in their lives, and her husband’s deference to her, were another source of the conflicts that finally caused Milena to divorce her … [Read more...]

HIV Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women

  Working with the Community to Reduce New HIV Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women   “The United States cannot reduce the number of HIV infections nationally without better addressing HIV among gay and bisexual men.”   So declares the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), boldly and accurately. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gay men make up approximately 2 percent of the U.S. population, but account for 53 percent of all new HIV infections. That … [Read more...]

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