NEW VIDEO SERIES

RAHMA has launched a new video series! Check back regularly for new videos on HIV, AIDS and other related topics. We are starting off with the basics and will get deeper as time progresses. Have a question you want us to answer? Email us at info@haverahma.org. Please share and spread the knowledge. Together we can stand against HIV stigma. Educate. Advocate. Empower. ‪#‎RAHMA‬ ‪#‎HIV‬ ‪#‎AIDS‬

Every day about 5,600 people contract HIV—more than 230 every hour.

FOR MUSLIMS LIVING WITH HIV, PLACES OF WORSHIP CAN TURN INTO PLACES OF EXCLUSION  I could hear the whispers. They were't exactly discreet. I walked right into it, completely blindsided and vulnerable. All the precautions I took, e.....

FOR MUSLIMS LIVING WITH HIV, PLACES OF WORSHIP CAN TURN INTO PLACES OF EXCLUSION 

I could hear the whispers. They were't exactly discreet. I walked right into it, completely blindsided and vulnerable. All the precautions I took, e.....

AS SEEN ON THE HUFFINGTON POST

Join our founder, Khadijah Abdullah on her new journey as a blogger for The Huffington Post. Khadijah is excited to write for such an acclaimed platform. Check out her first post that discusses the exclusion HIV+ Muslims can face in places of worship.

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ABOUT

Based in Washington, DC, RAHMA addresses HIV/AIDS primarily in the American Muslim community. At the same time, RAHMA does not turn anyone away regardless of religious beliefs.

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Youth Interfaith Program

RAHMA has partnered with Sasha Bruce Youthwork POWER Program for an exciting interfaith initiative funded by the DC Department of Health! This youth led initiative strives to create a video that will be appropriate to show in Masjids and Churches on

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WorkSHops

Do you know what HIV or AIDS is? Do you know the different ways you can contract the virus or protect yourself? Did you know with treatment you can have the same life expectancy as someone who is not positive? Invite RAHMA to do a workshop in your community.

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YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM

More than 50% of youth ages 13 - 24 living with HIV in the US do not know they are infected. This breaks down to 1 in 4 youth not aware of their HIV status. As a result, young people can unknowingly transmit the virus on to others.

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PLWHA BOARD

RAHMA's People Living With HIV/AIDS Board meet every 3 months to discuss innovative strategies to address HIV/AIDS and serve those living the virus. The PLWHA Board's President is a member of the Board of Directors and reports these strategies. 

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BUDDY SYSTEM

More than 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States. 1 in 8 living with HIV are unaware of their infection. Those newly diagnosed need a strong support system to.... RAHMA's Buddy system pairs individuals who have lived with HIV for more than 10 years with those who are newly diagnosed.

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