Special Edition — December 1, 2007
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These sumptuous, vibrant bags from The INEZA WE-ACTx initiative are a product of the WE-ACTx Income Generation (IG) Program. The innovative initiative gives the women the support, skills and resources necessary to become financially self-sufficient.
WE-ACTx also features handcrafted dolls with cheerfully embroidered faces and brightly colored dresses. Each comes with its own unique hairstyle and accompanying baby.
To order, contact WE-ACTx at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Women's Media Foundation's World AIDS Day Online Chat
1:00pm to 3:00pm GMT
December 3, 2007
Media leaders and experts in Africa will discuss the role of the media in the fight against HIV/AIDS and map out strategies to help journalists ensure that media outlets highlight AIDS and related issues in their coverage.
To increase your own knowledge and skills, join them for in this live chat—part of the IMWF's Maisha Yetu project, which helps journalists in African media outlets improve the quality and consistency of their health coverage.
This groundbreaking organization makes it possible for adults everywhere to directly and regularly help orphaned and vulnerable African children. Their team provides volunteers with the infrastructure, training and tools needed to support the future potential of these youth.
Women's Leadership in HIV/AIDS
Africa Regional Workshop
January 28 - February 15, 2008
An intensive session supporting the leadership, advocacy and technical expertise of women—particularly positive women—working on the frontlines in the fight against AIDS in Africa.
HIV/AIDS, Gender and Human Rights: Time to Act
11th International Conference of the Society for Women and AIDS in Africa
February 3-7, 2008
Society for Women and AIDS in Africa offers an action-based agenda for HIV positive groups, gender activists, youth, government, development, civil society and the general public.
Uganda: Live Reporting from the HIV/AIDS Workshop at the Commonwealth People's Forum
by Elizaphan Ogechi and Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma
November 21-27, 2007
Source (AIDS Portal)
Lennox | Arista, 2007 | Global
Illustrious Annie Lennox teams up with 23 of the world's most acclaimed female voices for the charity record "Sing," to raise money and awareness for the HIV/AIDS organisation, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). This original track, taken from Annie's new album Songs of Mass Destruction, already available to download through all online retailers, will be released with special remixes on World AIDS Day.
Helen Epstein | Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007 | Global
Epstein's courageous, thought-provoking analysis provides an entirely readable look at the impact of the AIDS crisis in Africa, and the inadequate response of nearly everyone involved.