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UNAIDS WORLD AIDS DAY MESSAGE 2016

UNAIDS WORLD AIDS DAY MESSAGE 2016

1 December 2016 Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Today, we commemorate World AIDS Day—we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have b...

Internship on sexual and reproductive health and rights

Internship on sexual and reproductive health and rights

We have a vacancy! Internship in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) networking  in Southern Africa The Hivos Regional Office Southern Africa is offering an opportunity to work on SRHR. The objective of the in...

International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

From UN Women. The Issue There are 1.1 billion girls today, a powerful constituency for shaping a sustainable world that’s better for everyone. They are brimming with talent and creativity. But their dreams and potentia...

'Progressive Prudes' - how homophobic is South Africa?

'Progressive Prudes' - how homophobic is South Africa?

The findings of the first scientific, nationally representative survey of attitudes towards homosexuality and gender non-conformity in South Africa have just been released by the Other Foundation. The survey, commissioned...

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

APPLY HERE Bitch Media is a nonprofit, independent, feminist media organization dedicated to providing and encouraging an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and popular culture. We are best known ...

Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year

Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year

Aug 28, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya – Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardizing the continent...