WELCOME TO ARASA
We are a regional partnership of over 106 non-governmental organisations working together to promote a human rights based response to HIV and TB in southern and east Africa, through capacity building and advocacy.
This report covers activities implemented by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) during the period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.
On this World TB day, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), ENDA Santé, the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN), and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), call on African governments to respect prisoners’ human rights and unite to end TB.
The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) seeks to appoint a committed and dynamic individual to assume the position of Finance and Administration Assistant in Windhoek, Namibia. Closing date for applications is midnight (WAST) on 10 March 2017. The key areas of responsibilities are outlined in the link below.
On 19 January 2017, the Zomba High Court in Malawi delivered a landmark ruling on the application of criminal law to cases of HIV transmission and exposure. The appellant is a woman living with HIV who was convicted of negligently and recklessly doing an act which is “likely to spread the infection of any disease which is dangerous to life” under section 192 of the Malawi Penal Code for accidentally breastfeeding another person’s child.