Skip to main content
Tag

HIV/AIDS

Health RightsMalawiNews

NEWS RELEASE: “OUR BODIES! OUR RIGHTS!” ACTIVISTS WELCOME THE PASSING OF THE MALAWI HIV AND AIDS (PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT) ACT

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 – Activists and civil society organisations from Malawi and across southern Africa applaud the government of Malawi for showing leadership in its HIV response and upholding human rights standards, with the recent passage of a new HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Management) Act No. 12 of 2017, which…
Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2018
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationSOGIE RightsZambia

SALC IN THE NEWS: PAUL KASONKOMONA FIGHTS FOR FAIR TRIAL

The GroundUp Paul Kasonkomona, an HIV/Aids activist based in Zambia, appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court today (15 May) on charges of idle and disorderly behaviour. He was arrested last month after calling on the Zambian government to decriminalise homosexuality and to respect the human rights of gay people, prisoners,…
Staff Writer
May 15, 2013