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In sub-Saharan Africa, where close to 23 million people are infected with HIV, women are in great need of family planning assistance.

Women comprise the majority of individuals living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, and we need to provide better family planning and prevention resources to these women so that they can avoid pregnancy and stop the further spread of the disease.

Many women do not want to continue having children, but lack the necessary knowledge and tools to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

President Obama has made clear his intentions to fight AIDS throughout his presidency — so let's hold him to his promise. Ask that he direct increased funding to family planning in sub-Saharan Africa so that we can continue striving toward eradicating AIDS.

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Dear President Obama,

Throughout your presidency, you have continuously stated your commitment to combating AIDS worldwide. Right now is as good a time as ever for you to stand strong to that promise.

Right now, almost 23 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are infected with HIV — and a significant portion of that number is attributed to children. Women, however, comprise the largest subset in that group, making up 60 percent.

Sadly, women in this region do not have easy access to family planning tools that would help them avoid passing HIV along to their partners or their unborn children. That's why we need to step up our efforts to providing these women with resources they can use to prevent further spread of the disease.

Please honor your promises to fight AIDS and direct more funding to family planning resources in sub-Saharan Africa.

Thank you for your consideration.

Petition Signatures


May 5, 2016 Cecelia Ferrufino
May 4, 2016 Kathryn Bernhard-Brizzee Please increase these resources for family planning.
May 4, 2016 Klaus Gass
May 3, 2016 Rod Storey
May 1, 2016 Walter Schultz
May 1, 2016 Kat Karnes
Apr 30, 2016 kim wilbur
Apr 30, 2016 Lacey Smith
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 Kelly Fuentes
Apr 30, 2016 Emmanuel Roy
Apr 30, 2016 Clairone Delaney
Apr 30, 2016 Cori Campbell
Apr 30, 2016 Sarah Jones
Apr 30, 2016 James A C Polhemus
Apr 30, 2016 Tina Jennings To think that they don't educate these woman, more is something I just don't understand, but still lets continue this battle and win.
Apr 30, 2016 Thomas Washburn
Apr 30, 2016 gwen p
Apr 30, 2016 Esther Chavez
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 Frédérique Pommarat
Apr 30, 2016 Monika Selluski
Apr 30, 2016 Steven Felsovanyi
Apr 30, 2016 Susan Schueller
Apr 30, 2016 Elizabeth Dodd
Apr 30, 2016 donna gardner
Apr 30, 2016 Sandra Kemplen
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 William Sullivan
Apr 30, 2016 Duane Davis
Apr 30, 2016 Marly Wexler
Apr 30, 2016 Lisa Shantz
Apr 30, 2016 Joëlle Rambert
Apr 30, 2016 Lorryn Young
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 Sandra Mostek
Apr 30, 2016 Catherine Tierney
Apr 30, 2016 Andy Murphy
Apr 30, 2016 Debra Roberts
Apr 30, 2016 Nancy Slanger
Apr 30, 2016 Carol Rahbari
Apr 30, 2016 James Hadac
Apr 30, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2016 Brenda Weber
Apr 30, 2016 Evdokia Kapsoulou
Apr 30, 2016 maria sacco
Apr 30, 2016 Dawn Freeman
Apr 30, 2016 Andrea Fontani
Apr 30, 2016 Rebecca Johnson

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