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Press Release: Human Rights organisations condemn the campaign of the Botswana Government to crack down on sex workers
The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network denounce the campaign by the Botswana government to arrest, detain and deport sex workers in its effort to curb HIV and AIDS in the country.
Inaugural session on HIV, TB, Human Rights and the Law at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Conference in Paris.
The need to protect human rights among vulnerable populations has been identified as crucial in the national efforts on prevention, treatment and mitigation of the socioeconomic impact of HIV and TB.
The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) annual Training of Trainers 2013 ended on Friday 8th November in a colorful graduation and awards ceremony in Johannesburg.
The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) remains one of the leading human rights non-governmental organisations in Malawi. It was founded in February 1995 as a non-profit organization registered under the Trustees Incorporation Act of 1962. Since its inception CHRR has championed its work at national level, SADC level through the SADC Human Rights Defenders Network at which it sits in the board, continental level through the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights using its observer status, and at UN level through different UN mechanisms such as the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights (ICCR).
As you all are aware, the 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa with the theme ‘Now More Than Ever: Targeting Zero’ will be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa from 7th – 11th December 2013.