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organisations working together to promote a human
rights based response to HIV and TB in Southern and East Africa

ARASA and ITPC to host Regional Training on Strengthening Engagement of Key Populations across Global Fund Processes and Platforms

The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) will be hosting a regional training on the engagement of key populations at higher risk of HIV (people living with HIV, transgender people, sex workers and men who have sex with men) in Global Fund processes and platforms.

Criminal Law Not Effective Against HIV

THE CONFESSIONS of the 40-year-old man who went on a “deliberate spree to infect as many other people as possible” in 2002 (The Namibian, 14 January 2015) sparked a series of media reports in the past few weeks, which featured calls from the public for the enactment of an HIV-specific crime of intentional transmission of HIV.

ARASA Convenes Regional Meeting on HIV, TB and Human Rights in Prisons

The Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and Human Rights took place on 5 and 6 February at the Aviator Hotel in Johannesburg South Africa.

ARASA commends the Gaborone High Court for protecting the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly in Botswana

17 November 2014, Windhoek, Namibia—The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) has lauded the Botswana High Court for protecting the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly in Botswana after the court found on Friday, 14 November 2014 that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in Botswana have the right to register their own organisations.

News Releases from lesbians, gays and bisexuals of Botswanan (LEGABIBO), Botswana Network of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC)

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