Bulgarian folksinger says nature inspires her

Elitsa Todorova

Elitsa Todorova

 Multi-award winning Bulgarian folk singer and environmental activist, Elitsa Todorova performed at the Folk Music of Slavic Peoples concert held at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in June. With loud drums and a clear singing voice, Elitsa took central stage as she opened the event.    Radmilla Suleymanova caught up with Elitsa backstage to ask her about her environmental work and what inspires her music.

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Women's Words-HIV priorities for positive change

How do women around the world think the AIDS problem should be addressed?  In preparation for the High Level Meeting on AIDS, which took place at the United Nations  at the beginning of June, that question was answered by approximately 800 women, who, through a global consultation in nine languages, voiced their priorities and vision for the future of the HIV response.  The report on that global consultation is called In Women's Words: HIV priorities for positive change.  Its contents were discussed at a forum prior to the High Level Meeting.

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AIDS ribbon

Young women with HIV/AIDS are a group that is not getting adequate attention

In the AIDS epidemic in Nepal, the most-at-risk populations are female sex workers, injecting drug users, migrants and men who have sex with men.  But according to Gaj Gurung, National Programme Coordinator of the National Federation of Women Living with HIV, young women with HIV/AIDS are a group that is not getting adequate attention.

 Duration: 10’00″

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