Action

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...

Movement Building Forum Images – Day 1

14 Dec 2018

Movement Building Forum Images – Day 1

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...

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...

Equality. Dignity. Period. Sign up here!

26 Feb 2018

Equality. Dignity. Period. Sign up here!

March is International Women’s Month. The media will be awash with messages of affirmation and respect from politicians and personalities. Girls in Zimbabwe have their own message - for the new President of the country no l...

#HappyFlow #ExpectRespect

01 Feb 2018

#HappyFlow #ExpectRespect

#HappyFlow #ExpectRespect Feminine hygiene is a basic right that has not been met in Southern Africa! The high costs of sanitary products and the notions of shame and discrimination surrounding menstruation prevent mill...

Demystifying Menstruation

30 Mar 2017

Demystifying Menstruation

The Birth of Thoko’s Journey Girls and young women in Southern Africa have very little knowledge, and receive even less information, about their everyday sexual and reproductive health and rights. Most of their lives are...

Let’s crack the code. Period.

22 Sep 2016

Let’s crack the code. Period.

Complete the survey and win a prize! What is your code name for your period? Will you be seeing Aunty Flo this month? Or maybe going to Japan? Sounds like fun! Go easy on the Bloody Mary and think twice about that Ketchup...