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My Body is not your Crime Scene!

My Body is not your Crime Scene!

On the 1st of August 2018, a day that marks the beginning of women's month, women from all sectors of South Africa will shut down the country in protest against gender-based violence. Women in Lesotho and Botswana will also f...

Ending Child Marriage Key Priority in Southern Africa

Ending Child Marriage Key Priority in Southern Africa

Hivos Southern Africa in collaboration with Gateway Health Institute and the AIDS Foundation South Africa hosted a Networking Learning Discussion on Early and Forced Marriage. The dialogue titled: Child Marriage and Sugar Dad...

La perception des règles à travers le monde

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

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?

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

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...