One of ten short stories of PWRDF and partner projects.
"In El Salvador, the issues of HIV, adolescent sexual health and gender-based violence are rarely discussed in public. PWRDF partner CoCoSI (the committee against AIDS) gives youth the opportunity to plan workshops in schools and the local prison on inequality, gender-based violence, discrimination and bullying. Team members provide transportation and food costs for those who wish to attend the workshops and help with medication and health care costs. In 2010 CoCoSI's amazing work earned them a Red Ribbon Award from the United Nations HIV and AIDS program". [Text of entire article.]