Statement on human rights violations faced by people who use drugs in Southern Africa at the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights

Statement by ARASA and partners from the Southern African Drug Policy Reform and Harm Reduction Advocacy Network on police viole…

SOUTHERN AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT ON THE PROGRESS IN FAST TRACKING HIV PREVENTION IN SADC

We, 27 representatives of civil society rganisations and communities implementing HIV prevention activities in Southern Africa…

Equipping lawyers and activists with the skills to counter criminalisation of HIV and TB

Strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy efforts are vital tools to counter the criminalisation of HIV and tuberculosis …

Why people failing to take their TB treatment should not be jailed

Many countries in Africa retain public health laws and penal codes inherited from the colonial era, with significant discretiona…

New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice

On 14 March, HIV Justice Worldwide launched a a new toolkit “Making Media Work for HIV Justice," which provides an introduction …

MEDIA RELEASE: “Our bodies! Our rights!” Activists welcome the passing of the of the Malawi HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Management) Act

Activists and civil society organisations from Malawi and across southern Africa applaud the government of Malawi for showing le…

ARASA launches campaign for structural HIV prevention

The focus in HIV prevention is often on biomedical and behavioural interventions. These efforts cannot be successful if there ar…

MEDIA STATEMENT: Human rights organisations applaud African Commission’s launch of HIV Report

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – On this International Human Rights Day, regional human rights organisations commend the African Commis…

ARASA at ICASA 2017

The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa is active at ICASA 2017! Presenting an overview of our activities and the full …

MEDIA RELEASE My health! My right! Protect the right to health to end AIDS and achieve all SDGs!

On World AIDS Day, marked on 1 December, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), calls on governments in South…