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Making Waves round-up Oct-Dec 2021

It’s been a while since the last Making Waves blog. Members of the collective have been occupied with activism, campaigning, peer support, self- and collective care, working within our organisations, doing consultancy work, tweeting, feeding into policy consultations, spending time with family and friends, reading, resting, living, in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Malaysia, Spain and … Continue reading Making Waves round-up Oct-Dec 2021

Intergenerational Co-Leadership: Why young people and communities are key to fostering accountability for Kenya’s commitments to end Gender Based Violence.

Anne Mugo, Positive Young Women Voices, Kenya When Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta started outlining the country’s commitments at the opening session of the Generation Equality Forum in Paris by vowing to end female genital mutilation by the end of his tenure, it was perhaps a jolting indicator of just how bold the roadmap he would … Continue reading Intergenerational Co-Leadership: Why young people and communities are key to fostering accountability for Kenya’s commitments to end Gender Based Violence.

The POWER Group

Welcome to the POWER Group – Positive Women Engaged in Research. The POWER Group core team consists of around 30 women living with HIV and their supporters around the world who are all engaged in research, including participatory and community-led research, qualitative research, academic research and medical research. This is a new group, so watch … Continue reading The POWER Group

HIV and gender equality – why are we still asking for mutual recognition?

July 20, 2021 ‘Although it’s rarely acknowledged, one of the most compelling and radical models of activist care was developed by women in Africa amid the AIDS epidemic – one of the most devastating gendered crises facing the continent in the late 20th century’ (Jessica Horn 2019 Open Democracy). We have just attended the Generation Equality Forum and … Continue reading HIV and gender equality – why are we still asking for mutual recognition?