A mother in Kenya


‘I wanted to help other women who were in the same shoes I wore at one time. Whether you are HIV-negative or HIV-positive, everybody deserves to be loved and cared for. And society needs to learn to accept all these different people for it to be complete,’ says Akinyi, a mother in Kenya. About 74% of pregnant women in the country living with HIV are on antiretroviral treatment. Annual HIV infections are less than a third of what they were at the peak of Kenya’s epidemic in 1993.


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