Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocating for Universal Healthcare

Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocating for Universal Healthcare Would you like to learn more and share experience about Universal Health Coverage (UHC)?  Do you work with Civil Society Organisation based in Botswana, Angola, Comoros, Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar, Seychelles, DRC Congo, Zambia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Mauritius, Zimbabwe or South Africa? Then consider this online… Continue reading Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocating for Universal Healthcare

Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocacy for Access to Safe Abortion

Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocacy for Access to Safe Abortion Would you like to learn more about access to safe abortion care?  Do you work with Civil Society Organisation based in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, DRC Congo, Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Namibia, Lesotho,  South Africa,  Mauritius, Comoros, Madagascar Seychelles, Zimbabwe and Zambia? Then consider this course on Advocacy for Access to Safe Abortion… Continue reading Call for Applications: Online Course: Advocacy for Access to Safe Abortion

Consultancy: Mapping of Advocacy Capacity Gaps for the You(th) Care project

Consultancy: Mapping of Advocacy Capacity Gaps for the You(th) Care project General Information: Services/Work Description: Regional Consultant to conduct a mapping of advocacy capacity gaps for the You(th) Care project partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. Duty Station: Anywhere in Southern Africa and East Africa Duration: 10 days in total Background: The AIDS and Rights… Continue reading Consultancy: Mapping of Advocacy Capacity Gaps for the You(th) Care project

Announcement: Nyasha Chingore welcomed as Acting Director

Announcing transitional arrangements at ARASA ARASA bids farewell to Felicita Hikuam as Director and announces Nyasha Chingore as Acting Director. At the beginning of January 2022 we shared the news of Felicita’s decision to step down as ARASA’s Director. Since then, ARASA’s Board with support from Felicita and the rest of the ARASA team have… Continue reading Announcement: Nyasha Chingore welcomed as Acting Director

Vacancy for Short Term Consultant: Programme Management Support

Vacancy for Short Term Consultant: Programme Management Support Established in 2003, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) is a regional partnership of over 100 non-governmental organisations working together in 18 countries to promote the rights to bodily autonomy and integrity in order to reduce inequality, especially gender inequality and promote health, dignity… Continue reading Vacancy for Short Term Consultant: Programme Management Support

Racial Discrimination still rife in African public healthcare systems

Racial Discrimination still rife in African public healthcare systems An interview with ARASA Advocacy Officer, Thuthukile Mbatha for International Day for the Elimination against Racial Discrimination Despite the end of colonialism and Apartheid, racial discrimination still occurs in Africa, especially in South Africa, and has a huge impact on our access to sexual and reproductive… Continue reading Racial Discrimination still rife in African public healthcare systems

Consulting Opportunity: Assess Human Resource Capacity, Structure & People Management Skills

Consulting Opportunity: Assess Human Resource Capacity, Structure & People Management Skills Background and Context The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) was established in 2002 to galvanise a movement of progressive civil society actors to advance a human rights-based response to HIV in southern Africa. In 2019, ARASA adopted a new strategic plan,… Continue reading Consulting Opportunity: Assess Human Resource Capacity, Structure & People Management Skills

“More unites us than divides us”: Celebrating LGBTQIA on IWD 2022

“More unites us than divides us”: Celebrating LGBTQIA on IWD 2022 Today we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) under the 2022 UN theme: “Gender Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” The purpose of Women’s Day is to promote unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action. Whilst it has been shown that gender equality stimulates economic growth… Continue reading “More unites us than divides us”: Celebrating LGBTQIA on IWD 2022

Resource Mobilisation for social enablers in a climate of Expanding Needs Diminishing Means

Toolkit: Resource Mobilisation for social enablers in a climate of Expanding Needs Diminishing Means This toolkit is a guide to help civil society organsiations (CSOs) to mobilise resources for their work in a strategic and systematic way. Mobilising resources (primarily money) is a vital need for any CSO. It can however be a daunting task… Continue reading Resource Mobilisation for social enablers in a climate of Expanding Needs Diminishing Means

ARASA calls on African governments to protect the rights of key populations – Zero Discrimination Day 01 March 2022

Statement on Zero Discrimination Day, 01 March 2022 A call on African governments to protect the rights of key populations On the 1st of March, commemorated across the globe as Zero Discrimination Day, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) calls upon African governments to End Inequalities and to ensure availability, accessibility, acceptability… Continue reading ARASA calls on African governments to protect the rights of key populations – Zero Discrimination Day 01 March 2022