Call for Applications: 2016 Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship

The Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre (ARSRC) announces the twelfth edition of its annual Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship (SLDF) Programme. The two-week course is scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria from July 10th -23th, 2016.

The SLDF addresses historical and contemporary issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual wellbeing. This course is designed for young professionals in public service, civil society activists, programme officers/ managers in health and social development organizations including media practitioners.

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Mbonimpa, 27, a gay man from the Democratic Republic of Congo shows one of the death threats a friend of his, a Ugandan LGBT refugee named David, has received on his cell phone Sexuality Leadership Development Fellows 2015
Abortion and Reproductive Justice - The Unfinished Revolution II
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Jun 2 - 3, 2016
21st International AIDS ConferenceDurban, South Africa
JuL 17 - 22, 2016
1st South African National Conference on Violence
Johannesburg, South Africa
Aug 15 - 17, 2016
International Conference on (Re)making bodies: The structures and dynamics of aesthetics and aspirations in an evolving AfricaCasablanca, Morocco
Aug 23 - 25, 2016
1st Global Meeting on Sexuality and Social Media
Oxford, United Kingdom
Sep 23 - 25, 2016
 
 
 
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SEXUALITY IN THE NEWS
Giving Women Choices: Family Planning Options Increase in Rural Ethiopia
UNFPA
Anglican Church Avoids Split Over Gay Rights
The Guardian
Former Botswana President Speaks in Support of LGBT Rights in Africa
Washington Blade
MTV Shuga: Fusing HIV Messaging With Entertainment to Help Fight AIDS in Nigeria
Nigeria Health Watch

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Inside the nightmares of Africa's LGBT refugees
Gay Ugandans fleeing a wave of homophobia have been covered widely in the international media. But LGBT people are fleeing countries across East and Central Africa, where religious crusaders are pushing forward anti-gay laws. The most common reason for flight isn't violence by strangers - although that sometimes occurs - but threats of violence and estrangement by their own families.MORE
Meet the Sexuality Leadership Development Fellows of 2015
The Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship addresses historical and contemporary sexuality issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual well-being in Africa. ARSRC is pleased to present the Fellows Class of 2015.MORE
 

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Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students' Handbook

Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students' Handbook, 2nd Edition 
This handbook aims to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to live happy and healthy lives. It provides answers to many of the questions young people usually have about the physical and emotional issues they face during adolescence.download

Daring To Dream

Daring To Dream: Listening to Out-Of-School Adolescent Girls 
This report is based on interviews conducted with out-of-school adolescent girls in Makoko, Lagos by Action Health Incorporated. It highlights the lived realities of adolescent girls within urban slum communities in Nigeria.DOWNLOAD

We Exist: Mapping LGBTQ Organizing in West Africa

We Exist: Mapping LGBTQ Organizing in West Africa
The research provides an overview of LGBTQ organizing in a large and diverse region, drawing upon a wide range of perspectives and experiences of local activists and organizations. The scan is unique in bringing together viewpoints from Francophone and Anglophone countries and capturing the differences and commonalities for LGBTQ organizing among them.DOWNLOAD
 

"I Will Never Be Cut": Kenyan Girls Fight Back Against Genital Mutilation

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