African Gender Equality

The latest from the GCWA

  • 8 Jun, 2015

    Women demand investment in global HIV response

    A coalition of African women are calling on governments to fully address cultural and traditional practices that continue to put women and girls at greater risk of HIV. Tendayi Kateketa-Westerhof, Pan-African Positive Women’s Coalition (PAPWC) representative for Southern Africa and Indian Oceans Islands, said African countries should look at more innovative ways to finance the response, particularly as donor funds are decreasing, while the need to prioritise sexual minorities and other key populations, which include, women and girls, in the HIV response is increasing. “Shared responsibility c