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 […]



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.

Gender and AIDS Almanac

An easy to use resource on the various factors that contribute to the HIV and AIDS pandemic, focusing particularly on the role that gender plays in contributing to the vulnerabilities of women, men and children. The almanac provides the reader with an understanding of the broader global implications of HIV and AIDS and the relationship […]

Durban lesbian and gay community and health centre: Gender, HIV and AIDS analysis

This report looks at the work of the Durban Lesbian and Gay Community Health Centre which strives for the transformation of the LGBT community and a more healthy and equitable socuiety through a strategic focus on rights and healthy sexual relationships. There is an analysis of current research and theory about HIV and AIDS and […]

Reproductive and mental health issues of women and girls under situations of war and conflict in Africa

Proceedings of an experts group consultation in Nairobi, Kenya 4-5 August 1994 sponsored by UNIFEM’s African Women in Crisis Umbrella Programme (AFWIC) and UNICEF ESARO.displaced and refugee women in situations of war and conflict have special needs for gynecological and maternal health care and mental health counselling to address the effects of sexual abuse, pregnancy […]