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Help fund a safe space for LGBT+ Tanzanians

Help fund a safe space for LGBT+ Tanzanians

Tanzanian LGBTQ+ rights defenders, Eagle Wings Youth Initiative, is aiming to open a shelter for homeless LGBT+ people in Tanzania. The situation for LGBT+ people in Tanzania is precarious since the governor of the Dar es Sal...

World Immunisation Week

World Immunisation Week

#VaccinesWork World Immunisation Week begins today and ends on 30 April. The theme for 2019 is ‘Protected Together: Vaccines Work!’.  The campaign aims to promote vaccination to prevent many life-threatening and debili...

Be a Voice of the My Body My Choice Campaign

Be a Voice of the My Body My Choice Campaign

The My Body, My Choice Campaign is an online campaign which was officially launched on the 10th of September 2018. The main aim of the campaign is to break the silence around abortion by bringing together key audiences and pr...

Advocating safe abortion to prevent maternal deaths

Advocating safe abortion to prevent maternal deaths

Stigma, limited access to services, lack of education and legality of abortion are among the barriers to rural women in Malawi exercising choices about their sexual and reproductive health. In an oral presentation at the F...

UN debates SDGs related to SRHR

UN debates SDGs related to SRHR

Image and text from UN. Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the role of the family in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, came under the spotlight today as delegates to the Commission on Population and ...

Kenyan Judges Propose Lowering of Age of Consent

Kenyan Judges Propose Lowering of Age of Consent

In Kenya this week, three Court of Appeal Judges, Daniel Musinga, Roselyn Nambuye and Patrick Kiage, have proposed lowering the age limit of sexual contact from 18 to 16. Their proposed amendment states that “[A 16 year-old...

Vacancy: Sex Rights Africa Network Coordinator

Vacancy: Sex Rights Africa Network Coordinator

FIXED TERM CONTRACT VACANCY Valid until March 2021 The AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) is a Durban-based NGO that acts as an interface between Donors and Community Based Organisations (CBO’s) working in the HIV...