COMMENT: Health or human rights? False dichotomy could fuel a resurgence in forced HIV testing

More than three decades ago, HIV activists fought against mandatory testing. Now an old battle is finding new life. Zambia is…

MEDIA STATEMENT: Human rights organisations welcome Zambia’s confirmation of informed consent to HIV testing and treatment

The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) welcomed the clarification…

MEDIA STATEMENT: Addressing legal barriers to fast-track the HIV and TB response in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 3 August 2017 – Six years after the first Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV and the Law and five years…

ARASA to co-host the 2nd Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and the Law

The 2nd Africa Regional Dialogue is being organised by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) in partnership w…

Small Grants Case Studies publication

ARASA is delighted to share with you our Small Grants Case Studies publication. This publication, showcases 15 case studies of …

Women's Parliament meets over HIV infections

In a first for Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum and other partners are convening a …

Activists take to the streets to demand an end to the ‘war on drugs’

Today, thousands of people are taking part in events in more than 150 cities across more than 80 countries – as part of the Supp…

Highlights from the 2017 Annual Partnership Forum

On 22 and 23 May, ARASA hosted 94 representatives from 116 ARASA partners during the 2017 Annual Partnership Forum (APF) held in…

Regional HIV, TB and Human Rights Award presented to human rights organisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Plaideurs des Enfants et des Personnes âgées à Risque (PEPA) based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was awarded the 201…

PPEL AUX SOUMISSIONS le Deuxième Dialogue Africain sur le VIH, la Tuberculose et la Loi