From: The Stream

Young and HIV positive

AIDS is the second leading cause of death for adolescents around the world.

Being a teen is tough, imagine being a teen with AIDS. There are 2.1 million 10-19 year olds living with HIV around the world. It’s the only age group in which AIDS-related deaths have not declined. Despite advancement in the treatment of the disease why are adolescents being left behind? We speak with HIV positive youth about life with the virus. Join the conversation 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Gwenn Barringer @Gwennbarringer
HIV educator

Shawn Decker @shawndecker
HIV educator

Lebogang Motsumi @Lebza_Mabrr
HIV activist

Gautam Yadav @yadavgautam13
HIV human rights activist

Carlos Augusto Laudari
Senior technical advisor, HIV & AIDS, Pathfinder Intl

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