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AIDS 2016: AIDS-Free World's Legal Consultation Center

AIDS-Free World hosted a Legal Consultation Center at the Durban International AIDS Conference from July 18-22, 2016. For the duration of the conference, anyone in the Global Village had the a chance to talk face-to-face with a pro bono lawyer, free of charge. 

Child marriage is child labour

Child “marriage” is not merely a harmful traditional practice: it is a crime, it is child labour in its worst form, and it is a complete violation of a girl’s human rights. We are pressing the International Labour Organization (ILO) to classify girls who are forced into marriages as child labourers. Read our report.

Code Blue Campaign

Learn more about AIDS-Free World's Code Blue Campaign to end immunity for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel. Get the latest news and updates at

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  • UN Accountability Pledge

    Together with 36 other civil society organizations from around the world, we call upon the candidates for UN Secretary-General to pledge their commitment to building a more accountable and transparent United Nations by signing the UN Accountability Pledge

  • Stephen Lewis: The Envoy Years

    AIDS-Free World co-director Stephen Lewis reflects on his time as UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa from 2001-2006 in a recent UNAIDS publication.