HIV/AIDS

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

Johannesburg, 24 May: Please join Gender Links and the Gender Protocol Alliance partners for a cyber dialogue on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, on 28 May 2019. This day coincides with International Day of Menstrual Hygiene. The Gender Protocol Alliance under the banner #VoiceandChoice is rolling out Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights […]

Mauritius: PILS et AILES féminisent le thème international

Mauritius: PILS et AILES féminisent le thème international

By Marie Annick Savripene Port Louis 11 May: De par le monde cette année, l’AIDS Candlelight Memorial aura lieu le 19 mai et son thème est : «Intensifier la lutte pour la santé et les droits». À Maurice, en raison d’une hausse des nouvelles infections chez les femmes, PILS et AILES l’ont modifié en «Intensifier […]

May 12, 2019 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Reproductive health Programs: Gender Aware | VRC Clippings

Lesotho’s need to include SRHR in its curriculum

Lesotho’s need to include SRHR in its curriculum

By: Kelello Rakolobe 08 April 2019 Lesotho: According to Ministry of Health 2014 study Lesotho has the second highest prevalence of HIV in the world at 25%. Prior to the 2014 Health survey, Lesotho had the third highest prevalence at 23 percent. This means instead of decreasing, the Lesotho HIV/AIDS statistics has escalated. The HIV/ […]

April 8, 2019 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Youth Programs: Education and training

Teacher’s bad attitude towards sexual education

Teacher’s bad attitude towards sexual education

By: Kelello Rakolobe 08 April 2019 Lesotho: According to Ministry of Health 2014 study Lesotho has the second highest prevalence of HIV in the world at 25% by Ministry of Health, 2014. Prior to the 2014 Health survey, Lesotho had the third highest prevalence at 23 percent. This means instead of decreasing, the Lesotho HIV/AIDS […]

April 8, 2019 Themes: Education | HIV/AIDS | Young Women Programs: Gender in media education | HIV and AIDS

Madagascar: Mahajanga fights back the red zone

The Urban Council of Mahajanga is located in the north-western part of Madagascar. The population is estimated at 240 000 in an area of 53 km2. Mahajanga is a tourist area and is classified as a red zone in terms of HIV and AIDS prevalence. The Urban Council of Mahajanga has budgeted R 2 900 […]

February 26, 2019 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Reproductive health Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Championing Health for All

Sensitisation and information Manual for Key Populations Reach Regional Champions. This programme aims to reduce HIV infections and HIV-related deaths in key affected populations in Southern Africa. It also targets key sectors such as health, justice and culture.

January 10, 2019 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | LGBTI Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

HIV & GBV Prevention for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Toolkit: HIV and GBV prevention for LGBTI People This booklet advocates a rights-based prevention approach. This is for women who want to explore their sexuality. It is also useful for service providers and staff of NGOs and CBOs.  

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2018

The tenth edition of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer published in August, the eve of Women’s Day. “For every step forward on gender equality we have witnessed a step backwards,” noted GL CEO. This is the annual state-of- women in Southern Africa report. “In the year that saw women across the world and our region march for […]

Tanzania: Living positive, living healthy

Tanzania: Living positive, living healthy

By Godfrey Ismaely Dar es Salaam, 1 December: “My first thought was how people would treat us. I was also afraid that if my husband and I were to die, our children would have no one to care for them. But, I thank God that 7 years later, we’re still surviving and we’re a happy […]

November 27, 2018 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: GL Commentary Service

Zimbabwe: Low risk perception behind HIV rates

Zimbabwe: Low risk perception behind HIV rates

By Daniel Chigunwe Mazoe, 1 December: Zimbabwe province of Mashonaland Central is still facing a protracted fight against HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Child Marriages with Mazowe District being the hotspot largely due to the incessant occurrence of artisanal miners, lack of industrial activity to provide formal employment and the increasing rise in commercial […]

November 27, 2018 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: GL Commentary Service