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STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS AND THE DISMISSAL OF CHARGES IN MALAWI SAME-SEX CASE

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS AND THE DISMISSAL OF CHARGES IN MALAWI SAME-SEX CASE We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our deep concern at the imprisonment and prosecution of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga under provisions of Malawi’s penal code criminalizing private sexual behavior.  We…
Staff Writer
21 Jan 2010
NamibiaNewsSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

NAMIBIA: NAMIBIAN GOVERNMENT IMPLICATED IN INVOLUNTARY STERILIZATIONS OF HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN

As far back as 2001, women living with HIV/AIDS were being sterilized in Namibian hospitals, without their autonomous consent. Shockingly, these women, whose cases the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS began documenting in 2008, continue to wait for redress.   Now, a group of NGOs are petitioning the Government of…
Staff Writer
18 Nov 2009