Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) is a member of the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance. SAfAIDS heads the Alliance's thematic cluster on health, sexual and reproductive health (SRH), and HIV.
Recognising that in Southern Africa, the limited rights for women and gender-based violence have been key factors driving the HIV epidemic, SAfAIDS, in collaboration with Oxfam International, have initiated a project to explore best practices in address gender, culture and HIV. Through the project, SAfAIDS will develop a booklet on gender, culture and HIV Best Practices in ZImbabwe .
June 2008 [New York, US]. World YWCA statement to the United Nations High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS. Women and girls urgently need strong leadership and accountability by governments for effective and sustainable solutions to the AIDS pandemic that meet their needs. Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, must be achieved by 2010.