The READY movement was started by, and is led by Y+, with support from the Frontline AIDS and other partners to show that young people are ready and want to be involved in the HIV response on a much bigger scale.
Through a variety of storytelling methods, the Y+ Global Voices blog describes and highlights the status of adolescents and young people living with HIV worldwide, informing partners and stakeholders of the needs ...
Young people should be included in scientific management bodies.
Young People Living with HIV
should be supported and educated.
Young people should not only receive support,
but offer support to new programs.
Young people should be empowered to take control of their own health
Our experts move around the globe advocating for the rights of YPLHIV.
The world is ever changing and we notice everything even in the slightest.
Words From Y+ Global
Dear young people! Y+ is pleased to introduce the Young Positive Voices platform through which we will channel and amplify your voices. We will promote your contribution to the HIV response, your challenges and your promising practices....
12 Feb 2018
I am not shy in making it known that I don’t think the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target is enough. Under this target the depression that might be triggered by ARTs or the self-stigma preventing a person with HIV believing they are deserving of a loving respectful relationship is not factored in.
12 Feb 2018
Being a young activist at an international level can be rewarding and exciting. But many of us have experienced challenges around being meaningfully engaged, being financially supported, and working tirelessly to ensure that what is discussed at the international level leads to change at the local level.
24 Sep 2018
I remember at one point in my late teen life, my mother sent me to the local clinic to get her regular supply of contraception because she was too busy and caught up in some other commitments. I gracefully went there and met the shock of my life when the pharmacist asked me why I needed contraception and started judging me for sleeping around.
02 Jan 2019
It’s Africa Day today and for us at Y+ it’s a reminder of the incredible numbers of young people on our continent, a reminder of the issues we are facing as young people and our potential to address them through our creativity and energy.
25 May 2019
We envision a world where there are no new HIV infections. A world where young people can embrace effective measures to prevent new infections. For the next three years, starting August 2019 we are embarking on a journey that will enable us achieve a world free from AIDS and zero HIV transmissions.