WELCOME TO ARASA

We are a regional partnership of over 90 non-governmental organisations working together to promote a human rights based response to HIV and TB in southern and east Africa, through capacity building and advocacy.

ARASA is the Regional Community Partner for the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban 

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CALL FOR PROPOSAL: ARASA small grants. Removing Legal Barriers for Botswana, Malawi, Kenya and Seychelles

The overall goal of the Africa Regional Grant on HIV: Removing Legal Barriers is to work with parliamentarians, policy makers, law enforcement officials, cultural leaders, lawyers and the judiciary to strengthen access to services for key populations (men who have sex with men, sex workers and people who use drugs) in 10 countries: Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Key populations and people living with HIV demand meaningful involvement in programme implementation

People living with HIV, key population and human rights networks in Southern and East Africa highlight grave concerns about how they have been side-lined in the implementation of programs intended to benefit their communities. In a letter to the Global Fund and PEPFAR today [LINK], eleven organizations from the region, along with AIDS & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) detail specific obstacles to running, participating in and monitoring these programs.

HLM 2016: Exclusion Kills

A coalition of 49 civil society organisations attending the High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in New York make the following press release

Media release ARASA UN High Level Meeting on AIDS

No ending AIDS in Africa without protecting rights.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ADVOCATING ON HUMAN RIGHTS & ACCESS TO HIV-RELATED SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS ONLINE TRAINING COURSE

Applications are invited for participation in the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) 2016 online training course on advocating for human rights and access to HIV-related services for People who Use Drugs (PWUD)

Visit the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and human rights by clicking the banner below

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