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About Susan Paxton

Susan Paxton has been living with HIV for over twenty years. She is an Adviser to the Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV (APN+), and an advocate for the rights of women with HIV

Articles by Susan Paxton

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

AIDS 2014: Where are the women we need to step up the pace?

With scientific advances in controlling HIV we need a strong community-based response now more than ever to ensure that the stigma still surrounding HIV does not stop people from coming forward for testing, treatment and care. So where are the community delegates at the International AIDS conference ?

Positive and pregnant in Asia - How dare you

Extreme discrimination, abuse and abandonment during delivery by maternal health professionals against women with HIV can be  murderous. Susan Paxton reports on a rigorous study conducted in six Asian countries

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