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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


Feb 22, 2018 David Frank
Feb 13, 2018 Bonnie Steiger
Feb 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 6, 2018 H Sustaita
Feb 3, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 2, 2018 Liz Pope
Feb 2, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Jan 30, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2018 tasha j
Jan 30, 2018 Roxy King
Jan 28, 2018 Anne Kirkwood
Jan 28, 2018 sue harrington
Jan 27, 2018 Sandra Woodall
Jan 27, 2018 Gerry Stearns
Jan 27, 2018 Ernst Mecke
Jan 27, 2018 Winn Adams
Jan 27, 2018 Amy Hile
Jan 27, 2018 Kim Hanke
Jan 26, 2018 Sergio P.
Jan 25, 2018 Alba Chamorro
Jan 25, 2018 Mel Green
Jan 25, 2018 mike robertson
Jan 25, 2018 Kevin Dahl
Jan 25, 2018 Donita Lowrey
Jan 24, 2018 paulo reeson
Jan 24, 2018 Rhonda Carr
Jan 24, 2018 Victoria Peyser
Jan 24, 2018 stephanie rohmer
Jan 24, 2018 elsie Brown
Jan 24, 2018 Freya Harris
Jan 16, 2018 Judith Busse
Jan 15, 2018 Elizabeth Wolff
Jan 13, 2018 Amanda Stogner
Jan 10, 2018 Joan Autry Without family planning and AIDS assistance , whole families are at risk in these poverty ridden countries.
Jan 7, 2018 Chelsea Rivera
Jan 4, 2018 Caterina Raviglione
Jan 3, 2018 Eleonora De Giorgio
Jan 1, 2018 Naomi Sobo
Dec 31, 2017 Jim Sheridan
Dec 26, 2017 Hillary Maurer
Dec 25, 2017 Oscar Landé
Dec 22, 2017 Christian Müller
Dec 19, 2017 barbara gale
Dec 13, 2017 DANIEL MICHAUD
Dec 12, 2017 Lois Freeman
Dec 2, 2017 robin karlsson
Nov 29, 2017 Kathy Smith
Nov 23, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Nov 23, 2017 Kathryn Fenn
Nov 21, 2017 Stacey Govito

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