Susan Cole’s article delves into the empowering journey behind “Our Stories Told by Us: Celebrating the African Contribution to the UK HIV Response.” Co-authored by Angelina Namiba, Winnie Ssanyu-Sseruma, Rebecca Mbewe, Charity Nyirenda, and Memory Sachikonye, this groundbreaking book challenges stereotypes surrounding Black women living with HIV.

The narrative not only unearths the often-underrepresented voices of African communities but also emphasizes unity, resilience, and leadership within the HIV response.

With firsthand accounts from the co-authors and allies like Professor Kevin Fenton and Bakita Kasadha, the book strives to redefine perceptions and reduce health inequalities in Black communities. Read the full, empowering story here