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Title: In Women's Words
Post by: Silvia Petretti on June 14 2011, 12:34 pm
Hello UK CAB members,

I am just back from New Yor where I was a civil society representative at the High Level meeting on HIV and AIDS.

I would like to share with you some webcast of the interventions by women activists,  which really shook the place.

Tatyana Afanasiady
from the Ukranian Network of People Living with HIV at the opening session. Speaking as an openly HIV positive woman and drug user: ( (English and Russian)

And: the Women's Panel session:

Siphiwe Hlope, Alessandra Nilo, Adrienne Germain, a powerful young woman speaker from Zimbabwe, Lisette Trinidad from Peru, and several other strong statements from women (sorry, I did not catch all the names) in the Women Panel meeting: (

Anandi regional coordinator for Asia and the Pacific for the International Community of women living with HIV  (

Last but not least myself: Silvia Petretti.  Speaking at the closing plenary on why involving people with HIV and key populations is important: (