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Making Waves member, Lucy Wanjiku Njenga, is the founder and team leader of Positive Young Women Voices in Kenya. The following article is by Claire Lungahi, a volunteer with Positive Young Women Voices. It was first published on their website for Menstruation Day, 28 May 2020. Accessing menstrual products is more than just dealing with blood … Continue reading Period.

Four eyes see better than two: the importance of trust relationships

By MariJo Vázquez I have always been really interested in the capacity we have as humans to take care of and heal others – a capacity that I believe comes from our ability to heal ourselves. This interest led me to also take an interest in medicine, in how this science, this art, advanced to … Continue reading Four eyes see better than two: the importance of trust relationships

Cuatro ojos ven más que dos: la importancia de las relaciones personales de confianza

MariJo Vázquez Siempre me ha interesado mucho la capacidad que tenemos los seres humanos para cuidar de otros, para sanar a otros, una capacidad que creo que proviene de nuestra capacidad para sanarnos a nosotras mismas. Después dediqué parte de mi interés más en concreto a la medicina, a cómo esta ciencia, este arte, avanzó … Continue reading Cuatro ojos ven más que dos: la importancia de las relaciones personales de confianza

When will policy and evidence catch up with lived experience?

By Fiona Hale The coronavirus crisis has proved just how quickly major changes can happen when the stakes are high. But in contrast to the fast pace of change we are seeing in the current crisis, ‘the science’ of HIV as it affects women has moved at a glacial pace, and there are still huge … Continue reading When will policy and evidence catch up with lived experience?