Urban youth most vulnerable to HIV & AIDS

HIV/AIDS in India has reached to a figure close to 2-3 million. The government and various other NGOs are trying their best to control the numbers. But a gloomy picture has been emerging from the IT/BPO sectors of India.
I was doing some research and reading articles on internet on the same topic for last few days when I came across few real accounts. I was perplexed by the same.

Government says its criminal to be Gay

The decision taken by the union government of not to scrap the Section 377 of the Indian Penal code which considers homosexuality to be a criminal offense has come as a huge setback to the Gay community and the human rights groups supporting their cause. The law against homosexuals in India states, “Whoever voluntarily hasContinue reading “Government says its criminal to be Gay”

Uttar Pradesh: The epicentre of Polio in India

Pulse Polio, an immunization campaign was established by the Government of India in 1994 to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio) in India by vaccinating all children under the age of five, against polio virus. However, a sharp rise in polio cases in India’s largest state has raised fears of the return of a disease that the countryContinue reading “Uttar Pradesh: The epicentre of Polio in India”

World AIDS Day in India

Today is World AIDS Day! Brief History World AIDS Day was established by WHO in 1988. This day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic. Red ribbon is International symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness. We areContinue reading “World AIDS Day in India”

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