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Tsima uses video to help fight Aids

Tsima thumbSonke Gender Justice is running a community mobilisation intervention and research trial in Mpumalanga that uses short video stories to mobilise people to stop the spread of HIV and Aids.

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Courts’ stance on sexual crimes ‘encouraging’

The government's justice, crime prevention and security cluster says it is encouraged by the country's courts, which have demonstrated an aggressive stance in addressing the scourge of sexual violence in South Africa.

Active Schools Initiative

 The Active Schools Initiative (ASI) is a registered NPO that is providing a holistic violence prevention & empowerment programme called ´Play & Learn´ at...
More money for health care

Circumcision campaign to boost HIV prevention

South Africa aims to medically circumcise one-million men over the next 12 months, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said at the launch of the government's medical male circumcision campaign on World Aids Day in Mpumalanga province on Sunday.
16 voices: blogging against abuse

16 voices: blogging against abuse

In a bid to raise awareness about the negative impact of abuse and empower young people to tackle the scourge, loveLife - an HIV prevention programme for young South Africans - is running a blog sharing experiences, advice and encouragement to take a stand against abuse.

Humans, pests face off

The fight against mosquito-borne diseases has gained another child-friendly weapon, in the form of a fun game that conveys important lessons to children about taking preventive action.
Board game makes Aids education fun

Defeating malaria “within reach”

The World Health Organisation’s World Malaria Report 2010 shows the substantial progress made in malaria control and prevention in Africa and other high-risk regions, and outlines the work still needed for the disease's eventual elimination.
Malaria cases halved in SA

More money for health care

$108m for HIV prevention projects

South Africa has secured an additional US$108-million (about R818-million) from the Global Fund to finance its HIV prevention projects over the next five years, which Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says has come at the right time, given the current financial environment.

South Africans are “keeping the promise” on World Aids Day

World Aids Day calls on people around the world to honour all HIV infected persons and people living with Aids for their courage and determination to live their lives to the fullest and continue to face all challenges head-on.

In South Africa, World Aids Day presents a unique opportunity for Government, civil society, faith-based, non-governmental (NGOs), and community-based organisations to reflect on achievements and goals reached during the course of the year.

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