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Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa Johannesburg, 01 December: HIV and AIDS has a great impact on society. The pandemic also has significant economic impact. South African youth especially young women are the most vulnerable and are at a high risk of contracting HIV. There are multiple of factors, which […]

December 1, 2017 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Aware | Health | HIV and AIDS | HIV/AIDS | Media | News | News

Measuring GBV in SADC important

Measuring GBV in SADC important

By Kevin Chiramba Johannesburg, 23 November: When Thuto was 17 years old she ran away from home. Every day before she went to school her uncle performed a certain rituals; he would fondle her breasts, ask about her periods and send me for virginity tests. Despite his wealth, her uncle often delayed in paying her […]

November 30, 2017 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Aware | News

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women By Priscilla Maposa Harare, 24 November: Monica* woke up to a loud bang on the bedroom door. Still feeling sleepy, she groped for the handle in the dark and hastily unlocked the door, fearing the wrath of her husband. Before she could pave way for him, her husband shoved her […]

November 29, 2017 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Aware | News

Zimbabwe: The dreams we lost to Mugabe

Zimbabwe: The dreams we lost to Mugabe

By Lucia Makamure Johannesburg, 21 November: When I think of my former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, many things come to mind but for me what stands out is his legacy of violence. This is the man who for 37 years ruled Zimbabwe, according to his own words with a ‘firm’ hand. In 2008 he boldly […]

November 21, 2017 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Aware | Gender Justice

Youth women empowered_ The New Age

Youth women empowered_ The New Age

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Parental leave bill should be more inclusive-activists_The New Age_17 October 2017

Women benefiaciaries at centre of restitution task_ Pretoria News

Women benefiaciaries at centre of restitution task_ Pretoria News

Sex charge pastor is here ” illegally” too_ Pretoria News

Sex charge pastor is here ” illegally” too_ Pretoria News

Science, policy trade-offs key for development goals_ Pretoria News

Science, policy trade-offs key for development goals_ Pretoria News

LGBT folk should be on TV just because they’re people_ The Star

LGBT folk should be on TV just because they’re people_ The Star