The International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa (ICASA) is a conference that serves as an advocacy platform that provides a forum for exchange of knowledge, skills and consolidation of experiences and best practices in Africa and around the globe. ICASA was held on 4th – 8th December 2011 at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. [...]
ALP is conducting legal literacy trainings in informal settlements in Nairobi with an aim of building the human rights capacity of People living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA’s) to enable them access justice and seek legal redress to their problems from a more informed perspective.
ALP participates in United Nations 48th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) – Geneva.
BRIEF on ALP’s participation to the 48th Session of reporting on CEDAW COMMITTEE ON ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN CONSIDERS REPORT OF KENYA
On 17th January NGO’s had an opportunity to present oral statements before the CEDAW Committee.
Aids Law Project will conduct a two day trainings for 50 participants.It will be held for People living with HIV/Aids groups.It will also target low income earners in informal settlements in Nairobi.
Poster “Why Legal Empowerment of PLHIVs?” was presented at AIDS 2010 conference in Vienna, Austria. Poster research by Anwar Shariff. Poster design by Lien Tran.
The new discussion on the Partners Kenya eForum goals are to:
- create a platform for HIV, TB and Malaria policy related information sharing and exchange as a way of improving the HIV, TB and Malaria policy related environment in Kenya
- promote debate and discussion on HIV, TB and Malaria policy in particular and health and development in general
- link parliamentarians in the region and allow them to engage with topical HIV, TB and Malaria issues
The first World AIDS Day was in 1988 and was started as a method of raising awareness of HIV and AIDS. Every December 1 since that first year, people around the world observe World AIDS Day not only to raise awareness but also to raise much needed funding for costly HIV care and prevention around the world.
World AIDS Day 2011: more information to come.
The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.