Turning the Tide on Gender Based Violence Summit Report: November 1st-3rd, 2011 Harare, Zimbabwe
The SAfAIDS Regional Summit, Turning the Tide on Gender Based Violence, HIV and Culture in Southern Africa, held from November 1st-3rd, 2011, in Harare, Zimbabwe, is the second such cross cultural learning conference to date1. This was a combined event which included the north-south annual conference, regional monitoring and experience sharing events.
The purpose of the summit was to provide a platform for participants to learn about and share evidence on successful models, strategies and approaches for integrating HIV prevention, gender and sexual reproductive health (SRH) interventions in communities in southern Africa. The Turning the Tide Summit brought together partner agencies from seven southern African countries in collaboration with a number of other researchers from the Netherlands and east Africa.