Today we celebrate the legacy of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century: Nelson Mandela!
In the later years of his life, Mandela spoke publicly and passionately about the fight against AIDS. He also took concrete action for change running campaigns dedicated to fighting AIDS. Mandela was convinced that ending the stigma that surrounded HIV and providing access to antiretrovirals (ARV) were solutions to combating the disease and saving lives.
So, we thought, what better way to honour Mandela’s legacy than continuing to transform these words into action?
Join us in sharing Mandela’s words and continuing his fight to end AIDS! Here are three things you can do to get involved:
1. #StepUpTheFight against AIDS.
Nelson Mandela said, “History will surely judge us harshly if we do not respond with all the energy and resources that we can bring to bear in the fight against HIV/AIDS.” Honour his legacy by adding your name to our petition and show your commitment to ending HIV/AIDS for good.
2. Send a message.
To change the world, we need to work together. To do that, we need you to spread the word about how we’re amping up the fight to end AIDS. Click here to amplify our call to action!
3. Learn more about the powerful fund aiming to end AIDS.
Since 2002, The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria has helped slash deaths from these diseases by a third! This innovative partnership backs brave frontline nurses and doctors and the latest technologies to help people fight back against these killer diseases. Read more here about the incredible work they’re doing around the world.
BONUS: Find out what superhero you are!
Just like the Global Fund, our powerful crew of life-saving heroes work in all kinds of different ways to fight for a better world. Are you ready to find out which of these superheroes you’re most like? Click here to take our quiz!