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Call for Articles BUWA! Journal on African Women’s Experiences ISSUE 7, 2016

What needs to change for education to be an effective vehicle for social justice, especially for women and girls on the African continent?   

Are YOU the new talent we're looking for?

OSF-SA has launched its inaugural photography competition which seeks to find photographs that capture the essence of the work supported by OSF-SA

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Arts for Social Change: High Time!

The political elite have captured states and use their killing machinery to silence the people.

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Tanzania 2015 Elections: Failure is not an Option

In many instances election management resembles crises management.

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Of Stereotypes and the ‘Unsound Mind’ clauses

I have learnt that stereotypes are a component of stigma.

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SADC Tribunal: Making waves for the change we want to see

under the 2014 Protocol, citizens are deprived of their right to refer a dispute between themselves and their government to the SADC Tribunal.


Basic Needs Basket training

The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) in partnership with Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Zambia (JCTR) and Namibia’s Basic Income Grant Coalition (BIG) conducted a Basic Needs Basket (BNB) training workshop in Namibia from 5-9 of March 2012.

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True leadership has no gender

I was younger than my colleagues in senior management and had just had a baby. And, of course, I was a woman working in the notoriously male-dominated sector of human rights and governance.

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Cause for celebration after HIV studies

Clinical trials show pill can prevent HIV infection, Results from two trials that took place in three African countries (Botswana, Kenya and Uganda) have shown that HIV treatment drugs, taken daily by people who are HIV negative can reduce the chances of infection by up to 50%. The drugs, that provide Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), obviously provide a breakthrough in the complexities of HIV prevention and there is cause for celebration.



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