HIV/AIDS

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2017

Now in its ninth edition, the 2017 Barometer is the first assessment of the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol. Moving with the times, the Alliance has also expanded the two main yardsticks in the Barometer. Both the SADC Gender and Development Index (SGDI) and the Citizen Score Card (CSC) are longer. The Barometer includes many MERF […]

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

By Tshwaresa Malatji and Petronell Ngonyama 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 put immense pressure leading to […]

December 1, 2017 Themes: GBV | Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

World AIDS Day: Twin scourges – GBV and HIV

World AIDS Day: Twin scourges – GBV and HIV

By Linda Musariri Chipatiso and Kevin Chiramba Today I regret ever getting married to my husband and I always curse the day I accepted his love proposal. The whole drama started when my husband decided to be unfaithful through having extra marital relationships. His promiscuous behaviour caused me a lot of pain as it tortured me […]

December 1, 2017 Themes: Gender violence | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Justice

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

Benedito Guimino

No Municipio de Inhambane temos o seguente: A percentagem das mulheres é de 37,4% num universo de 349 funcionários. ​ Existe 22 lugares de cargos de chefia entre os chefes dos departamentos, das secções, chefes das comissões na Assembleia Municipal e vereadoras e somente 18,1% são de mulheres. ​ As meninas participam nas reuniões nos bairros, no Conselho distrital da Juventude e nas reuniões promovidas pela Sociedade Civil.  ​ DESEVOLVIMENTO ECONÓMICO LOCAL​ O PERPU no Plano Quinquenal planificou financiar 20% de projectos para mulheres e 40% de projectos para jovens (H e M). Ate ao 3ͦ Trimestre foram financiados 317 projectos 136 -42,9%. ​ A senhora Esménia José Induna é uma dificiente fisica com os membros inferiores atrofiados trabalha na Biblioteca Municipal.​ Em 2016 o Municipio alocou 88 800,00 Mts  para o empoderamento da Mulher nos Centros de Corte e Costura. ​  SAÚDE SEXUAL E REPRODUTIVA, HIV AND AIDS​​ O Municipio em coordenacao coma Saúde promove as campanhas de vacinacao das crianças para a prevencao das doencas endemicas,parao combate as doencas das maos sujas, promove campanhas nas escolas, nos locais de concentracao da populacao, […]

August 7, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | HIV/AIDS | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa

Johannesburg, 26 June: HIV and AIDS has a great impact on society, both as an illness and as a source of discrimination. The pandemic also has significant economic impacts. 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 put […]

June 26, 2017 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Young Women | Youth Programs: News

Brutal marriage

Name of article:  Brutal marriage Name of publication: Thaha-Khube FM Country: Lesotho Theme: Women Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality Post-2015. This story is disclosing how a woman who got married in her neighbourhood, and has […]

Teen STI rates too high_The New Age_16 March 2017

Teen STI rates too high_The New Age_16 March 2017

Southern Africa: Ending AIDS by 2030?

By Lynnette Mudekunye Today the world commemorates AIDS Day. This comes barely six months after world leaders gathered in New York for a High Level meeting (HLM) on HIV where they committed to reinvigorate global action to counter the spread of the virus which has caused untold suffering. This is especially important in the Southern […]

November 30, 2016 Themes: Gender violence | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Justice

World Aids Day

1 December World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and […]

November 24, 2016 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns