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Youth Community Dialogue mural on HIV/AIDS (South Africa)

This mural was one of the 9 murals painted on public walls after each of the Youth Community Dialogues on HIV/AIDS held in every province of South Africa in 2007 and funded by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The murals broadcasted the solutions and commitments agreed upon in each dialogue session.

Here, a young artist is in the process of painting one of the murals.

Now that I know my Status by VUYO (South Africa)

Now that I know my status soundtrack by Vuyo. A song aimed at encouraging all young people of all demographics in the local and global village communities to always know their status and understand the principle why they need to go for HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) as a life style and the essence of being Faithful to One Love and one partner as a common normal culture. Enjoy it and share with your friends.

HAMBA HIV soundtrack by VUYO (South Africa)

Audio File: 
Hamba HIV 1 Soundtrack by: Vuyo from Johannesburg South Africa a recording /performing artist using his music as an activist for behavior change to our local and global youth and large society to curb more spread of new sexually transmitted infections (STI's) amongst local and global society. Hamba HIV song is a easy sing along song igniting the radical war against HIV/AIDS on a new level. sing along and enjoy it.

"Orphans with HIV" photo poster project (South Africa)

In this project, Parisian photographer and street artist J R wanted to portray children living with HIV as heroes in order to combat stigma.

Check out more photos from the project.

J R's work was recently written about in this article in The New York Times.

Students view their art at HIV/AIDS workshop in South Africa

This was one of many educational HIV/AIDS art workshops hosted in Canada and southern Africa in 2012 by Art for AIDS International, a really great organization: http://www.artforaidsinternational.org

Image taken from this Art for AIDS International blog post

HIV & AIDS: Through the Eyes of Youth (3)

Another photo of one of the projects of Rural Child – an NGO operating in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The YAHAnet team is very pleased to have Rural Child listed on our Organization page! Check out Rural Child's own collection of photos here.

HIV & AIDS: Through the Eyes of Youth (2)

Another photo of one of the projects of Rural Child – an NGO operating in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The YAHAnet team is very pleased to have Rural Child listed on our Organization page! Check out Rural Child's own collection of photos here.

HIV & AIDS: Through the Eyes of Youth (1)

This is a photo of one of the projects of Rural Child – an NGO operating in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The YAHAnet team is very pleased to have Rural Child listed on our Organization page! Check out Rural Child's own collection of photos here.

Aria from Canadian documentary opera on HIV & AIDS

This is an audio clip taken from the 2009 documentary opera film by Canadian director John Greyson entitled Fig Trees about AIDS activists Tim McCaskell in Toronto, Canada, and Zackie Achmat in Capetown, South Africa. The film is a blend of fantasy, surrealism, music, poetry, news footage, etc.!!

Brief description of what is happening in the audio clip:

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