Sexual, Reproductive and Health Rights

Summit 2019: Goodhope Sub District Council

 Goodhope Sub District Gender Committee campaigns for women empowerment and inclusiveness in decision making A numerous campaigns have been launched in relation to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in the […]

AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV

AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV

AILES is handholding beneficiaries to treatment centres and empower themselves to be adherent to their treatment and lead a stable life. They are offered accompaniment, assistance to fulfil basic needs, […]

May 29, 2019 Themes: GBV | HIV/AIDS | Youth Programs: Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Future Hope

Future Hope

Future Hope is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in the Port Louis region of Mauritius and focus on prevention work with a younger audience of 11-16 years in order to sensitize […]

Botswana: Male member of parliament calls for free sanitary pads

It has been almost 2 years since the Law was passed that sanitary pads should be part of school supplies in all schools across the nation of Botswana, but since […]

Seychelles: Championing sexual and reproductive health through social media

Seychelles has been active in Sexual and Reproductive Health since its creation in the Ministry of Health, conducting outreach activities in schools, public places, and communities. Its Facebook page is […]

Mauritius : Journalist takes up menstrual health campaign

Organisation: Week-End (Le Mauricien Ltd) Regarding the article submitted on “précarité menstruelle”, I interviewed social workers, NGO dealing with the matter, with a linguist from the university of Mauritius and with […]

Botswana – Teen Club Interdistrict Games

TEEN CLUB INTER DISTRICT GAMES BY BOTHO TUMAELETSE “Supporting wellness and education in adolescents living with HIV” Teens Club had its first inter district games in December 2018, hosted at […]

Zimbabwe: Stepping up campaign for access to safe abortion services

Zimbabwe: Stepping up campaign for access to safe abortion services

Organisation: Women’s Action Group Abortion in Zimbabwe has been taboo due to social stigma and the restrictive law governing provision of safe abortion services. Research done in 2016 revealed that […]

Lesotho: Demystify sexual education in secondary schools

Lesotho: Demystify sexual education in secondary schools

The Government of Lesotho, through the Ministry Of Education and Training (MOET) is a signatory to the SADC Comprehensive Education Policy. In its effort to adopt the principles of this […]

Lesotho: Government scraps tax from sanitary wear

Lesotho: Government scraps tax from sanitary wear

The Kingdom of Lesotho has achieved an important milestone in menstrual health. The government made a bold announcement during the budget speech read by Minister of Finance Dr Moeketsi Majoro […]

Mauritius: Sexual Diversity gets a boost at the UN Human Rights Council

Mauritius: Sexual Diversity gets a boost at the UN Human Rights Council

Video: Mauritius, UPR Report Consideration – 36th Meeting, 40th Regular Session Human Rights Council Synopsis For the first time, at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Mauritius received 14 recommendations from […]

May 4, 2019 Themes: LGBTI Programs: Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Mauritius: The Safe Haven Halfway Home project

In September 2017, Gender Links (GL) officially launched the first halfway house in Mauritius. The aim of the halfway home called Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) is to shelter abused […]

February 26, 2019 Themes: Reproductive health Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance