Anne-christine d’Adesky Activism Living History Projects
Activist and Living History Projects
Printed on vinyl banners, and designed to be installed anywhere from the rusty fence outside your local handball court to the fanciest gallery, our bilingual mobile exhibit tells the story of the Lesbian Avengers who kicked off twenty-five years ago with a daring action encouraging elementary school children to "Ask about Lesbian Lives" and ended up launching a worldwide lesbian movement.
ONE BILLION RISING
One Billion Rising (OBR) action and free concert festival held on March 8, 2014, International Women’s Day. Vagina Monologues performance by Haitian women in Kreyol and French. There were estimated to be 3000 people in attendance.
WE-ACTx is an international community-based HIV/AIDS initiative. The project was launched in 2003, when a group of frontline AIDS physicians, activists and researchers responded to an urgent global appeal from Rwandan genocide survivors for help accessing AIDS medications.
WE-ACTx now offers highly integrated medical and psychosocial services, free of charge, for over 2,000 women and children living with HIV and AIDS from two locally-staffed clinical sites in Kigali.
In 2009, Hands of Mothers began collaboration with the Rwanda AIDS organization, Women’s Equity in Access to Care and Treatment for HIV (WE-ACTx) to develop income generation opportunities for their beneficiaries.
HIV PLUS MAGAZINE
HIV Plus Magazine, now PLUS, was founded by Anne-christine d’Adesky in 1998.