This was a heated topic on our WhatsApp group earlier this month and funny enough, Stian sent a chat that a woman sitting next to him on the plane was breastfeeding…Quite funny since we have been discussing about it and even though the discussion had died down it suddenly erupted again. Well, my personal take on it at first was that women can feed anywhere, it doesn’t matter as long as they cover up and some of my mates where just not for that compromise, especially the females in the group.
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Grassroot Soccer is a nonprofit organization and adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. Grassroot Soccer South Africa (GRS SA) was founded as a local affiliate of GRS Inc. in 2006. It is registered as an NPO with a local Board of Directors.
The Bantwana Initiative of World Education, Inc. (www.bantwana.org) seeks an experienced candidate for the role of Technical Lead-OVC for an anticipated USAID-funded program aimed at preventing new HIV infections and reducing vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children and adolescent girls and young women in Lesotho.
The Alliance (IHAA) is looking for a consultant to take on a piece of work to undertake a mid-term review for our READY + project.
The Alliance (IHAA) is looking for a consultant to take on a piece of work to:
Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre (MWSC) is an equality and social justice nonprofit organisation seeking to end discrimination and the oppression of women and girls which is expressed as violence against women and girls.
MWSC seeks to appoint an experienced Social Worker, based in East London.
Pact in Swaziland is is calling for proposals from a qualified and experienced evaluation consultant for a baseline and end-of-project evaluation of a new Adolescent HIV Prevention and Impact Mitigation project scheduled to begin in Swaziland in July 2015.
Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors in the SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.
Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa
‘Legal Grounds: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts, Volume II’ is a compilation of case summaries and analytical highlights that draws attention to the interpretation and application of human rights norms by courts in African Commonwealth countries. It focuses on issues pertaining to reproductive and sexual health and rights, including gender-based violence, marriage-related gender discrimination, validity of customary and religious marriages, property inheritance and distribution, abortion and claims of fetal interests, and HIV discrimination.
In a massive breakthrough for poor countries struggling to meet the demand for antiretrovirals (ARVs), the Clinton Foundation has signed an agreement with two key US drug companies to make HIV-AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) treatment more affordable for developing countries.
Former US president, Bill Clinton, says that Maylan and its extension Matrix had agreed to make available a second line therapy for HIV-infected people. The second line package, inclusive of ARVs Azanavir, Ritonavir, Tenofovir, and Lamivudine (3TC), will be sold at less than R4 000 a year.
'An aging world: 2008' is a report that provides detailed information on life expectancy, health, disability, gender balance, marital status, living arrangements, education and literacy, labour force participation and retirement and pensions among older people around the world.