Commission Four: Issues Facing Women and Girls

Though HIV, ill-health and poor access to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) disproportionately affects women and girls, many find themselves let down by laws, policies and national plans that are averse to their wellbeing and obstruct their ability to negotiate safer sex. Poverty

Resolution 60/2 Women, the girl child and HIV and AIDS

Reaffirming the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action[1] and the outcomes of its reviews, the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women,[2] the outcome documents of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly,[3] the Programme of Action

Women, the Girl child and HIV/AIDS in the SADC region

Women living with HIV face stigma and discrimination at the hands of family members, in communities, at the workplace, in health-care settings and in other walks of life. Health services, including sexual and reproductive health and HIV services, for adolescent girls and

Access to SRHIS in SADC thematic Paper

The aim of this paper is to examine and comment on the access that adolescents have to Sexual Reproductive Health Information Services within the SADC region. For a better understanding of the discussion herein, it is essential to begin by defining the