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Global Village Channels:

  • Art Exhibits Channel
  • Cultural Performance Channel
  • Film Screening Channel
  • Global Village Sessions Channel
  • NGO Booth Channel
  • Networking Zones Channel
Networking zone

Celebrating the resilience and wisdom of Long-Term Survivors (LTS) and elders with HIV: A community-building networking zone for LTS, elders and allies

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Networking Zones Channel
Session Description
Many LTS and elders with HIV report feelings of invisibility and isolation. This networking zone addresses this by celebrating the life experiences of LTS and elders with HIV. The zone will foster a sense of connection and empowerment among elders while highlighting the diversity within this group. The space will bring together community and research agencies and all those who support LTS and elders with HIV. It will bring visibility and give voice to the issues facing LTS and elders with HIV, acknowledging the current issues and challenges while recognizing the resilience and contributions of LTS/elders, including their powerful response to the epidemic. Our programming includes women, youth, people of color, and people of trans experience to support important, powerful and intergenerational dialogue. The zone will offer daily programming reflective of the global diversity of LTS and elders with HIV. This will include presentations and facilitated discussions on topics such as stigma including ageism, sex & dating, disclosure, healthy aging with HIV and comorbidities, and resilience. Organizations and researchers can share results and best practices. Participants will create connections, network and feel a greater sense of belonging with a diverse group of attendees. All participants will understand and honor the challenges facing LTS and elders and celebrate their resilience and wisdom.
Exhibition booth NGO

Humraz Male Health Society - CBO - Pakistan

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NGO Booth Channel
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Humraz at AIDS 2020: Virtual wants to highlight the achievements and lessons learned by Humraz Male Health Society, which provides much needed voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis and treatment to marginalized high-risk population of MSM in Karachi, Pakistan since 2012. Humraz will share a digital information poster with achievements and experience on grass root level working with the MSM population in Pakistan. Through representatives, Humraz will channel its knowledge and skills in developing support and understanding for human rights, inclusion, and awareness for gender and sexual minorities in Pakistan. Strategic plan 2020-2022 of Humraz will be available in PDF format highlight the ground reality for program designers and implementers working on the MSM population in Pakistan.
Exhibition booth NGO

Red Somos: Community HIV center for migrants and key populations in Colombia

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NGO Booth Channel
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An exhibition of the community-based intervention in HIV with Venezuelan migrants/refugee and key populations in highly vulnerable conditions in Bogota, Colombia. Social evidence of effective intervention in cases of migratory crises and activation routes within the Colombian health system will be shown.
Networking zone

Real talk about HIV cure

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Networking Zones Channel
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A space for visitors to obtain accurate, accessible and relevant information on HIV cure research maintained by a coalition of community advisory boards (CABs) from international cure programs. The space facilitators will engage visitors in conversations about the lived experience of participating in HIV cure trials. These conversations will cover include informed consent, ethical recruitment strategies, equitable representation of key populations in HIV cure research, and concerns specific to treatment interruption trials. These discussions and activities will promote community resilience through developing cure literacy and connections between cure advocates and people living with HIV around the globe.
Exhibition booth NGO

Through Positive Eyes: The Artivists' Room

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NGO Booth Channel
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The UCLA Art & Global Health Center is a prominent international art-and-health think tank, which uses creativity to fight the stigma associated with HIV and AIDS and to push for behavior and policy change. The Artivists Room is a space for HIV-positive storytellers who have participated in the innovative international project, Through Positive Eyes, to liaise with other activist artists (Artivists) engaged in anti-AIDS work. Through Positive Eyes is a photo-storytelling project in which people living with HIV or AIDS in ten major cities around the world tell about their lives through word and image, as a method for reducing the debilitating stigma associated with AIDS. The cities represented include Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Mumbai, Bangkok, Port au Prince, London, and Durban. Starting in 2016, Through Positive Eyes has been seen by tens of thousands of South Africans in Durban, Johannesburg, and Cape Town. The exhibition embarked on a U.S. tour starting in September 2019 at the UCLA Fowler Museum, aimed at reaching public school ninth graders in the LA Unified School District. In early 2021 the exhibition will be moving to the Gates Discovery Center in Seattle.
Exhibition booth NGO

Undetectable = Untransmittable

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NGO Booth Channel
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Prevention Access Campaign launched the Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) movement in 2016. Four years later, U=U has reached over 100 countries and nearly 1,000 organizations joined as U=U Community Partners. The U=U Global Village Booth is a hub to connect to those involved in the movement, learn about the impact of U=U, and how it is transforming the HIV field, and find other resources to share the message with your community.
Exhibition booth NGO

Young people: Red Ribbon Clubs

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NGO Booth Channel
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The fight against HIV, particularly in regards to young people, involves stigma/discrimination surrounding HIV, gender inequality, and social/ethical boundaries resulting in poor access to health care. Red Ribbon Clubs (RRCs) are a community-level voluntary initiative of young people through which youth are encouraged to learn about safe and healthy lifestyles. They promote access to information on safe sexual behaviors and enable young people to become change agents. Visitors to this booth from around the world, and particularly those from the Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa regions, shall have a glimpse of a RRC that is being implemented in the rural parts of India. Visitors will be able to access information on some of the activities of the club and collect general materials on RRCs.
Exhibition booth NGO

Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE)

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NGO Booth Channel
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GATE - Global Action for Trans* Equality is a global organisation campaigning for trans, gender diverse and intersex equality. Learn about our work, meet our staff and access materials and publications.
Cultural activity Live performance Music

Aluta NHI: Universal health coverage will not succeed without a specific focus on addressing the impact of HIV on youth as a human rights issue

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Cultural Performance Channel
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This performance will demonstrate how hip hop music, led and driven by the affected population of youth (male and female) including adolescent girls and young women and adolescent boys and young men, propels and drive messages about HIV prevention in the era of social media with a focus on health as a human right.
Cultural activity Live performance Theatre

DALLIANCES

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Cultural Performance Channel
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DALLIANCES explores the crossroads between HIV stigma, LGBT discrimination and their resultant mental health issues. It is a riveting story of love, regret and desire; striking empathy, to evoke advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDs. The story has been adopted and filmed in quarantine, set in Kampala and New York.
Cultural activity Film Screening

King of Contraceptive

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Film Screening Channel
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This film tells the story of Stanley Ngara, the self-crowned King of Condoms, who campaigns against HIV and AIDS and teen pregnancies by promoting condom use and other safer sex practices, as well as the use of PrEP and PEP. Dressed in his bright red "King of Condom" uniform, Stanley is on a mission to make Kenya HIV-free. His innovation has increased the uptake of HIV services, increased condom use, reducing stigma on HIV positive people and provided a positive image towards use of condoms.
Cultural activity Film Screening

Day With(out) Art film screening: Contemporary video activism responding to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic

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Film Screening Channel
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Since 2014, Visual AIDS has commissioned and distributed new, short videos about the ongoing HIV and AIDS epidemic on December 1 for Day With(out) Art / World AIDS Day. This program brings together selections from these video programs, which have addressed subjects such as contemporary HIV activism, Black experiences of the epidemic, and resonant cultural histories from the past three decades. Learn more and see additional videos at visualaids.org/dwa. On December 1, 2020, we will launch seven new videos from artists working around the world. To learn more and get involved in the 2020 program, visit visualaids.org/dwa2020.