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This is the story of Rekha Kumari, HIV positive woman, who faced many tragedies in her life. She belongs to a poor family from Busrare block of Etawah district. She could not get education after 8th class and got married at an age of 17 years to a truck driver double her age. After few days she came to know that her husband is suffering from TB and would be dying within few months or so. This information was not disclosed by her in-laws before the marriage. They also did not cooperate with her because of the prolonged illness he was suffering from. Rekha opened a small provision store in her house for the income of her family and for saving the life of her husband. One day when Rekha asked her husband to go to a specialist for check up, he disclosed of him being a HIV positive person.…

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With its dedication and determination to work for the society, WSS is really helping the people from High Risk Groups, whether it is HIV related or the case of an IDU. It is making them confident of coping with the situation they have fallen into through a positive behavioural change and leading a happy life with what they have. In case of Madhu, a 49 year old illiterate FSW from Madhaiyya Shivnarayan, WSS intervention made her inclined towards safe sex and use condoms. Earlier she was much irresponsible towards her health and was a habitual drinker. Today, with support from WSS she is fully aware of the situation and talks on HIV openly. She even takes part in all the programmes of the organisation and has left drinking. She prefers limited customers and asks them to use condoms. She says that she would leave this job if she gets other…

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