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Sibulele Sibaca on speaking at the prestigious Life Ball Aids charity event

24 May 2018 3:58 PM
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Sibulele Sibaca lost her parents to HIV/Aids when she was sixteen, she shares her story and more about the global charity event.

Life Ball celebrates it's 25th anniversary this year. The Aids charity event will once again take place at Vienna’s City Hall.

Among a number of international celebrities and politicians, global opinionist Sibulele Sibaca will be speaking at the charity event.

Sibaca lost her parents to HIV/Aids when she was sixteen and was raised by her brother.

She sat down with Azania Mosaka to share her story, why she set out to help orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV and Aids and the message she wants to share with the world.

I like to call them vulnerable girls and boys. There is a stigma around that, people automatically assume that this young person is HIV positive and in South Africa now, in 2018 you have got 16 year olds who are born with HIV. Its a difficult one.

Sibulele Sibaca, global opinionist

I really want to talk about the fact that HIV and Aids is still a massive problem and now it is affecting adolescent girls and young women mostly in Southern and East Africa. We need to do more and figure out what we need to do to get young people to be part of the conversation. We need to understand from them what is going to change the landscape.

Sibulele Sibaca, global opinionist

Click on the link below to listen to the full conversation:


24 May 2018 3:58 PM
Tags:
HIV and Aids
Aids
Sibulele Sibaca
Life Ball

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