Category: Advocacy

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When mobilising isn’t mandated – CFCS considers

When mobilising isn’t mandated – CFCS considers

LGBTI and sex-worker communities are ostracised in most African countries. Speaking out and living free is often hindered by the law and its misapplic ...
What does the Constitution have to do with it?

What does the Constitution have to do with it?

"The reality is that legal protection does not necessarily translate into social acceptance because you sit with people’s perceptions, their stereotyp ...
Entertainment shows miss the message

Entertainment shows miss the message

Zambia’s Mosi Day of Thunder Music Festival brings a positive message for HIV prevention, but the needs of LGBT+ and sex worker communities fall on de ...
Her name was Simelane

Her name was Simelane

Lesbian lives don’t matter – not enough, not the way they should. Hate motivates vicious attacks and gruesome murders of women. South African soccer s ...
Flash mobs get young people on board with HIV awareness

Flash mobs get young people on board with HIV awareness

Music blares from an omnibus as it passes the small shops and businesses of Kasana Village that lies in Buganda central region of Uganda. Then the vil ...

Income generation project boosts condom use among Burundian sex workers

Sex workers in Burundi have more negotiating power to demand safer sex, thanks to efforts to help them find new ways of earning an income. Since 2013 ...

Young people need more than lip service in the HIV response

Young people must have the right support to empower them to make meaningful contributions to HIV programming and decision-making, according to delegat ...

Uganda’s youth take lead in keeping global development goals on track

Young people in Uganda are learning how to track progress towards the global development goals for 2030. ...

Malawi’s new generation empowered to demand health services

In Malawi young people are being empowered with advocacy skills to demand sexual and reproductive health services. ...
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