Power. Progress. Change.

That was the theme of this year’s Women Deliver conference which convened from 3 to 6 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Arriving at the venue and seeing the bright, big, bold banners citing the theme made me feel powerful. I joined 8000 other people, all of us coming from all corners of the world, representing…

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Huffington Post | Young women are left out of HIV/AIDS victories

By Lebogang Motsumi – I was first diagnosed with HIV eight years ago, and only then did I notice that every year, the international community comes together to celebrate the progress they have made in fighting this virus. This progress is reported by the United Nations, which tracks the number of people around the world…

The Times | Advertising body dismisses complaint about circumcision advert

Messages that promote sexual health should not be withdrawn simply because they do not sit well with parents. This is according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) which has ruled that an advert promoting male circumcision should not be taken off air because it makes parents uncomfortable. The ruling follows a complaint by Nosipho Kala‚…

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