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Some Food For Thought: HIV and Food Insecurity


Some Food for Thought

Alice Welbourn, founder of Stepping Stones, has written an article about the intersections of health, HIV, gender violence and food insecurity.  She asks important questions about the effect of the health of community upon the health of the individual.
It shows the complicated intersections between climate change, poverty and HIV…

“We can do our best to develop health centres in resource-poor settings…to get out condoms to everyone and medication to people with HIV, but without food security and enough food in the grain store, quarrelling will ensue, men – and women – will turn to other partners for comfort and HIV will continue to spread”