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ICWEA calls for increased investment in Community led responses to end TB

http://www.icwea.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2017/03/World-Tuberculosis-Day-2017-ICWEA-Statement-Ds-edit-1.pdf As we commemorate the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2017, under the theme, Unite to End TB, the International Community of Women Living with HIV calls for increased investment in gender, human rights and community engagement to END TB, “Unite with Women, END TB in Women”. TB is preventable and curable, but it is the leading… Read more

WHO RELEASES GUIDANCE ON HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVE ELIGIBILITY FOR WOMEN LIVING AT HIGH RISK OF HIV

http://www.icwea.org/2017/03/who-releases-guidance-on-hormonal-contraceptive-eligibility-for-women-living-at-high-risk-of-hiv/ On March 2, 2017, World Health Organization (WHO), released updated recommendations concerning the use of hormonal contraceptive methods by women at high risk of HIV. The recommendations for use of progestogen-only injectables (DMPA) among women at high risk of HIV changed from Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) 1* to MEC 2. Recommendations for all other… Read more

Day Six: Gender based violence and violation of sexual reproductive rights: What ICWEA is doing about it

Day Six: Gender based violence and violation of sexual reproductive rights: What ICWEA is doing about it

In a bid to stop Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) violations, The International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA) continues to; Challenge and say no to coerced and forced sterilisation of women including women living with HIV with a focus on Kenya and Uganda, where it is… Read more

Day four: Impact of gender based violence and violations of Sexual reproductive health rights

Day four: Impact of gender based violence and violations of Sexual reproductive health rights

Gender based violence (GBV) and violations of Sexual Reproductive Health Right (SRHR) seriously affects all aspects of women’s health- physical, sexual and reproductive, mental and behavioural health. There are Health consequences of GBV and SRHR violations and can be both, immediate and acute as well as long lasting and chronic. The more severe the level… Read more

Day three: Causes and manifestation of gender based violence and sexual reproductive health violations

Day three: Causes and manifestation of gender based violence and sexual reproductive health violations

There are numerous causes of GBV and violations of SRHR. They include cultural and social norms which categorize males as aggressive, powerful, unemotional, and controlling and have to be accepted as dominant. Similarly, females are expected to be passive, nurturing, submissive, and emotional also reinforce women’s roles as weak, powerless, and dependent upon men. The… Read more

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