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Proud in Europe? LGBTI refugees, immigration authorities & the gay community in the EU

September 19, 2016 0 Comments

Last month Amsterdam was home to the Europride, a European LGBT event which takes place in a different European city every year.

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Artivism: art as activism, activism as art

September 10, 2016 0 Comments

Art can be a powerful tool for activists. It can grapple with the world and bring about change. This piece explores some of the artivism on display at AWID 2016.

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Migration-aware HIV responses in southern Africa

July 30, 2016 0 Comments

maHp Project Manager Jo Vearey discusses what the International AIDS Conference’s call for ‘Access Equity Rights Now’ mean for migration-aware HIV responses in sub-Saharan Africa on an Ubuntu radio interview (26th July 2016).

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Why migration patterns are so important to designing responses to HIV

July 22, 2016 0 Comments

Significant strides have been made in the global response to HIV. But there is an urgent need to rethink the ways that prevention and treatment programmes are developed and implemented.

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Research, arts and advocacy: launch of Izwi Lethu project book

‘Izwi Lethu: a participatory arts-based project’ book was launched at the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and Sisonke office in Johannesburg last week.

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Research, arts and advocacy: launch of Izwi Lethu project book

‘Izwi Lethu: a participatory arts-based project’ book was launched at the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and Sisonke office in Johannesburg last week.

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Between a rock and a hard place: Informal artisanal gold mining in Johannesburg

June 28, 2016

On the western periphery of Johannesburg, with the famous skyline of the city silhouetted in the early morning sun, Bongani is beginning another day of work.

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Exploring the Intersectionalities of Gender and Sexuality in Migration Studies

June 17, 2016 0 Comments

“Could you tell me what the difference is between a sex worker and someone who sells sex?” asks a member of the audience. “Well, we argue that some of these migrant women do not necessarily label themselves as a sex worker.

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The Struggle Against Silence: Media Responses to Decriminalising Sex Work in South Africa and Zimbabwe

In March this year, Cyril Ramaphosa – the South African Deputy President – publicly indicated support for the decriminalisation of sex work when launching the first South African National Sex Worker HIV Plan.

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Op-ed: Sex workers essential to meeting new HIV targets

South Africa has committed itself to reaching the world’s latest batch of ambitious targets, but it will not meet them without sex workers.

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Sex work, migration and HIV: South Africa’s health system can – and should – take a lead

Last week saw the launch of the South African Health Review (SAHR) 2016 edition at the Health Systems Trust Conference in Johannesburg.

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The Limpopo River and the Mediterranean Sea: Asylum Seeking and Migration Policing in South Africa and Europe

How is policing and securitising of refugee and migration policy in both South Africa and Europe creating new social divides and exclusions and exacerbating insecurity?

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