HIV/AIDS

Lesotho: Sebabatso Masienyane

“Leaders are born, not made” There is an argument that “leaders are born, not made”. Fortunately, I realized that I was born to lead and I was capacitated. In 2006, I formed an Association of Women in Small Business and currently have 40 members. 30 Women and 10 men. Since the year 2006 when I […]

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

By Mauwane Raophala Johannesburg, 6 June 2018:The link between Gender Based violence (GBV) and HIV and AIDS remains one of the issues that are not given much attention in South Africa, even though it continues to increase women’s vulnerability to HIV by making it difficult to set the terms of equal relationship. Dr Aaron Motsoaledi […]

June 12, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Violence | HIV/AIDS

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

  The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. SHHH welcomes residents coming from the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) in Mauritius and other children shelters. Reaching the age of 18, these teenage girls are no longer under the responsibility […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

Voluntary Service Overseas Annual Report

The Voluntary Service Overseas Annual Report and Financial Statements for year to March 2014. VSO at a glance shows the many countries in which VSO works. It also gives the main thematic areas. These include HIV and AIDS and participation as well as governance. The cross cutting themes are gender as well as climate change. The organisation uses international volunteers, youth […]

December 18, 2017 Themes: Education | Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Lutheran action against gender based violence

Gender based violence is a human rights violation and a form of discrimination against another person based on gender. The church is not immune to the scourge of gender based violence. It can play a major role in shaping societal norms and behaviours and play a role in ending this scourge. The Evangelical Lutheran Church […]

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 based 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