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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


Dec 4, 2016 Val Laurent
Dec 4, 2016 libby. Berman
Nov 24, 2016 Sissel Frettim
Nov 24, 2016 HOWARD STAFFORD This is simply the right thing to do.
Nov 23, 2016 libby berman
Nov 23, 2016 Nigel Pieloth
Nov 17, 2016 Melissa Simon
Nov 16, 2016 JK Abrams
Nov 15, 2016 Marsha Croner
Nov 7, 2016 Laurie Casey
Nov 6, 2016 Robert Stroud
Nov 4, 2016 Jennifer Dunford
Nov 1, 2016 Mark Lungo
Nov 1, 2016 Sarah Hardy
Nov 1, 2016 David Antos
Nov 1, 2016 C. Marshall
Nov 1, 2016 Robbin Washington
Nov 1, 2016 Sharon Evans-Ford
Nov 1, 2016 maria serra
Oct 31, 2016 Fournier Fernande
Oct 31, 2016 marilyn karwoski
Oct 25, 2016 Deborah Maier
Oct 23, 2016 Jane Bonkoski Any one who doesn't agree with this may need some type of medical evaluation. Just my opinion. Thank you.
Oct 19, 2016 Cinzia Moore
Oct 12, 2016 Roxanne Pranger
Oct 12, 2016 Donna Bradley
Oct 12, 2016 Alicia .L. Denofrio
Sep 29, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 28, 2016 Dee Ann Neely
Sep 22, 2016 Margit Steidl women need help and information to prevent unwanted pregnancies!
Sep 22, 2016 Charmaine MacDonald
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Sep 18, 2016 Paul-Denis Clermont
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Sep 15, 2016 Lauren Clayton
Sep 15, 2016 Roberta Smith
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Sep 13, 2016 Kim Holec
Sep 13, 2016 Sandi Brock
Sep 12, 2016 Nina Domergue
Sep 9, 2016 Dana Nelson
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Sep 7, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
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Sep 3, 2016 Virginia Dempsey

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