Action

IMARA holds first ever Educational Fair in Comoros

15 Feb 2019

IMARA holds first ever Educational Fair in Comoros

Sex Rights Africa Network Member Armel Azihar, with IMARA (I’m A Rad African) Comoros participated in IMARA’s first Educational Fair in the country. The fair covered many aspects of education and afforded children and rep...

Happy Flow Monday Challenge

04 Feb 2019

Happy Flow Monday Challenge

Several Movement Builders have committed to wearing their Equality Dignity Period T-Shirts to advocate for #FreeSanitaryWear for our Happy Flow Monday challenge. If you have an Equality Dignity Period T-Shirt, you can wea...

Reflecting on the Movement Building Forum

10 Jan 2019

Reflecting on the Movement Building Forum

The Sex Rights Africa Network asked Movement Builders who attended the SRHR Movement Building Forum held from 10 - 12 December 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to reflect on their time at the Forum. Here are some excerpts ...

Movement Building Forum Images

14 Dec 2018

Movement Building Forum Images

The Sex Rights Africa Network, under the AIDS Foundation of South Africa, held a Movement Building Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 10 – 12 December 2018. The theme of the Forum was ‘Building the Movement for Sex...

Make Sanitary Wear free for all who need it!

26 Nov 2018

Make Sanitary Wear free for all who need it!

Sex Rights Africa Network members are reaching out to communities across the region to gather signatures for the petition for free sanitary wear. Here are some highlights from the campaign. If you want to be involved, you ...

Sign the petition for Free Sanitary Wear now!

26 Oct 2018

Sign the petition for Free Sanitary Wear now!

The Sex Rights Africa Network and Pepeta Africa have launched a petition for free sanitary wear for everyone who needs it. Globally, around a quarter of young people – most of them female – are neither employed nor i...

La perception des règles à travers le monde

07 Jun 2018

La perception des règles à travers le monde

La période des règles n’est pas perçue de la même façon partout dans le monde.Comme vous pouvez le voir dans la vidéo de nombreuses filles et femmes subissent chaque jour le préjudice causé par la perception des rè...

Research opportunity for Menstrual Hygiene Rights

01 Jun 2018

Research opportunity for Menstrual Hygiene Rights

African Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Fellowship Programme The AIDS Foundation of South Africa in partnership with Wits University is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Research Fellowship on Menstrual Hygiene Rights ...

Explainer: why do women menstruate?

16 Apr 2018

Explainer: why do women menstruate?

Only a handful of mammals aside from us – primates, some bat species and the elephant shrew – get their period. Image from shutterstock.com Dyani Lewis, University of Melbourne For half the population, it comes three...

Menstruation with dignity for 1000 Ugandan Girls

13 Mar 2018

Menstruation with dignity for 1000 Ugandan Girls

The  Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) has launched a project to procure equipment and materials, and train 3 young women to produce reusable sanitary pads that will be distributed free to 1000 school girl...