HIV/AIDS

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

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa_TM and PN_26 June 2017

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa_TM and PN_26 June 2017

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 […]

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

Southern Africa: 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 […]

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

Turning the tide: CEDAW and the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

This booklet is a contribution to understanding how CEDAW can be put to work immediately to ensure that gender equality become a guiding principle in the fight against HIV and AID and fight not only to recognise women’s human rights but mirror them in legislation, decision making and all policies and plans and budgets. In […]

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

South Africa, March 2011

September 22, 2016 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Act Now! Resource guide for young women on HIV/AIDS

Why is HIV and AIDS a gender issue? Chapters include those on: Getting the facts and myths and rumours The Global picture, stigma and discrimination Collective responses to HIV Recommendations for AIDS programmes Planning HIV/AIDS workshops for young women  

HIV/AIDS human resources and sustainable development

World Summit on Sustainable Development 2002 in Johannesburg. The impact of HIV and AIDS on human resources and development is examined and the various ways forward are outlined.