Another World Is Possible

Mardge H. Cohen, MD
Anne-Christine d’Adesky, MS
Kathryn Anastos, MD

Knowing that when we are sick with AIDS, we have no shelter on our head and no school fees for our children, that is what kills us.

Laurence Mukamurangwa
Rwandan Women’s Network
June 7, 2005

IN 2003, RWANDAN WOMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS ISSUED AN international call to aid women who had been raped and
infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during the genocide, and who were becoming sick and dying.
As difficult as it was for the world to comprehend the tragedy of the 1994 events, it was even more incomprehensible
that while women with HIV were not receiving antiretroviral medications, alleged perpetrators were receiving treatment in prison.

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