You mean I can be a grandmother?
It's our culture that we need to be submissive to men, because we cannot really say no to men, and no to sex. Especially no to unprotected sex.
—an HIV positive woman in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
When they are fishing, they think they're at risk of death, and therefore HIV is less risky than the work they do.
— Moses Kamya, co-principal investigator of SEARCH
People are free to access care there, because it comes to the community and everyone's going, so no one will suspect anybody.
I’m not just undetectable, I’m probably the most undetectable person alive right now.
I never felt any transition into feeling sick. When people first get the virus, they usually have a really intense fever, something like that. It never happened to me, because I just started so early.
Reported by William Brangham and Jason Kane. Photography by William Brangham, Jason Kane, Craig Matthew and Photo by Dot. Design and Development by Megan Crigger.
Sources: Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies