Category Archives: Policy

30 for 30 Campaign Stands in Solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

WORLD and the 30 For 30 Campaign stand with the National Women’s March as we prepare to march locally this Saturday, January 21st. The message below reflects the day of the Women’s March. To participate in the Oakland Women’s March, meet us at the corner of 10th Street and Jackson Street at 10 AM this Saturday. […]

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Join WORLD on January 21st at the Women’s March Bay Area!

On January 21st, women all over the nation will be coming together to show a united front to the new Trump Administration and show them that we are watching. We stand together in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities […]

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World AIDS Day 2016: Reflections from WORLD

  The WORLD family wrote several reflections for World AIDS Day that we would like to share with you: “Decades after the first sightings of HIV, we have come a long way. There have been biomedical advancements that are helping people live longer, healthier lives. And I’m thankful for these advancements. But we still have […]

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The Importance of Health Coverage to Support People Living With HIV/AIDS

THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH COVERAGE TO SUPPORT PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS Blog Post for World AIDS Day, December 1, 2016 On World AIDS Day, following an election that called for a referendum on the elimination of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it is important to consider the consequences of repealing the PPACA […]

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WORLD Delegation Attends International AIDS Conference 2016 Gallery

WORLD Delegation of Women: IAC Gallery & Recap International AIDS Conference 2016: Durban, South Africa

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The Affordable Care Act Supports Women – Now We Must Support the Affordable Care Act: Reflections on the importance of health care reform for women living with HIV

By Brook Kelly In January 2012, Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) and 16 other organizations led by Lambda Legal filed with the Supreme Court a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This week, the Supreme Court held a three day hearing on the constitutionality of health care reform. As we hold […]

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