Strides made in the last decade have inspired a new vision of “ending the AIDS epidemic.”
But among sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender people, and people who inject drugs, barriers still persist limiting their access to HIV prevention and treatment services.
Melbourne will be the host of AIDS 2014 International Conference, between 20th and 25th July 2014.
The school of Media Film and Journalism will present leading international journalists from the Pulitzer Centre in Washington to talk about the ongoing challenges facing key populations.
“The battle is not just about the gays: We need to fight for the rights of others also. And let us fight not because we need to win today, but for future generations.” – John, Ugandan LGBT activist.
Michael Hayden is a writer originally from Queens, New York. The son of an Egyptian mother and an American father, and the husband of an Indian citizen, he has lived and worked in both America and India.
As a journalist, Michael has written on health and politics for The New York Times, and reported extensively on the state of India’s prisons for The Wall Street Journal.
Michael is also a critically acclaimed playwright and screenwriter.He received his MFA from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop in 2007.
Daniella Zalcman is a photo-journalist based in London and New York. She has worked for The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, the New York Daily News and Vanity Fair.
Her photographs have appeared in exhibits throughout New York City and are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
She graduated from Columbia University in 2009 with a degree in architecture.
The Dual Crisis: HIV & Human Rights, Journalism’s Role in the Fight Against Stigma and Discrimination, will be held at Monash University’s Caulfield Campus on Wednesday, July 23 from 1pm to 2.30pm, Building H, Basement Room 36, (HB.36).
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Dr Anderson to chat with Nobel Prize winner
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Getting to know … Andrew Johnson
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Conscious consumers to benefit from pop-up shop
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Getting to know … Janene Trickey
Masters journalism and sustainability student, Janene Trickey, has established an online store, Evolution Emptor, which offers a lifestyle collection for conscious consumers.
Footy and the Media: the Off-Field Game
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Alana Mitchelson stars at the Indy
Pulliam Journalism Fellow and Monash journalism graduate Alana Mitchelson has enjoyed success at the Indy Star newspaper in the United States, producing many lead news stories.
Bohemian Melbourne exhibition wins award
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Australian music exports under the microscope
Monash University’s Associate Professor Shane Homan will work with Professors Richard Vella and Stephen Chen at Newcastle University to examine the economic and cultural value of Australian music exports.
Getting to know MFJ manager Jodie Wood
Jodie Wood, the manager of the School of Media, Film and Journalism, has been working at Monash for 26 years. She is passionate about Monash and helping make a difference to students and staff.