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Who’s In? Who’s Out?

Articles

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    Report back from sessions: Overview: Thank you to all at Oxfam Australia for giving me the opportunity of being involved in such an auspicious learning and sharing process, albeit for only one day. The event certainly had a “good feel” (NGO speak for the buzz of people really making...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    DO YOU SPEAK YOUTH Report on the session by Laura Washington from Project Empower. Doing HIV prevention with youth is a crucial element in overall HIV prevention work. We are not having as much success as we should have with preventing new infections: statistics are not showing a significant...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    Facilitator’s impressions and major learnings emerging through the discussions Overview We started the session by hearing some of the ideas, insights, revelations and contentions aired at the initial OA dialogue on Working with Men, in July. I had lifted about 20 direct quotes from that...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    25th – 27th October 2009 Report Submitted by: Sally-Jean Shackleton This report covers 3 areas of my participation: 1. As a panellist for the session: Fitting THEM in- working with sexual minorities (facilitated by Navin Vasudev) 2. As a facilitator of the session: Cellphones for Advocacy...
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 13:30
    Young people are an important benefi ciary group, particularly for HIV prevention work, and lots of time and resources are allocated to this sector. While much effort has gone into youth work, the relative success of it is questionable. Are we working with youth in a way that is meaningful to them...
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 10:30
    Faith based organisations have always been at the forefront of the development response in South Africa. They present a great opportunity to reach large numbers of people in organised settings. How do we work with the faith based sector to extend the reach of our programs? How do we overcome the...
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 08:00
    Work with ‘sexual minorities’ is often perceived as niche work that can only be done by specialist organisations. HIV prevention work is increasingly being informed by approaches that have a basis in understandings of sexuality. How are ‘mainstream’ HIV and AIDS...
  • Monday, October 26, 2009 - 13:30
    A range of services and programs are made available to HIV positive people and/or people we assume to be HIV positive. They are however, not the only people in need of services who come into contact with our organisations. What programmatic obligations, if any, do we have towards HIV negative...
  • Monday, October 26, 2009 - 10:30
    There is an increasing drive to deliver HIV prevention programs to and for men, specifi cally and separately. This raises a number of considerations for our programs: Why work with men specifically – is working with them that different? How do we work with men who are particularly resistant...

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Monday

  • That was the question that constantly reverberated through the room as we discussed, "If men are in, who are out". A very active session, where clearly people had very strong views on men and their role in society, their power, their abuse thereof, their culture and how they percieve...
    Monday, October 26, 2009 - 17:20
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