Charlize Theron continues to fight Aids stigma

Charlize Theron continues to fight Aids stigma

Hollywood actress, Charlize Theron is continuing to fight the stigma surrounding HIV and Aids, creating global awareness around the disease. 


She recently took part in the We Day California and called on the youth to take control.

Charlize, who is a United Nations Messenger of Peace, called on the international community to focus on the prevention of HIV as well as the elimination of violence against women.

The Benoni beauty founded The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project in 2007 with the mission to help African youth keep themselves safe from HIV. 

The Project supports community engaged organisations that use innovative and community specific programming to work with youth between the ages of 10-20 years old.

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She aims to bring critical resources like access to youth friendly healthcare, sexual and reproductive health education, life skills, and psychosocial support - all of which empower young people to keep themselves and their peers HIV free. 

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