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This World AIDS Day we recognize the importance of addressing Gender-Based Violence to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS

By Dr. Judy Bigby
Today it is fitting that we recognize World AIDS Day in the midst of the campaign to end violence against women. Globally, women and girls ages 15 to 25 are at higher risk of HIV than any other group. Every week 1,745 young women in South Africa acquire new HIV infections. Their rate of infection is...
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Albertina Sisulu Centenary 2018 Memorial Lecture

The Albertina Sisulu Centenary 2018 Memorial Lecture was delivered by social and political activist, Graça Machel on Tuesday, 9 October. The lecture was hosted by the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (ASELPH) at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Health Sciences on the...
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South Africa Celebrates Women's Day

by Dr. Judy Bigby
Today is National Women's Day in South Africa. The day commemorates the protests that took place on August 9, 1956 when more than 20,000 women marched in Pretoria protesting the country's laws that required black South Africans to carry a pass that served to maintain population segregation and...
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South Africa Partners Executive Director, Judy Bigby, Reflects on Mandela's Centenary

by Dr. Judy Bigby
Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday: Inspire Young Leaders to Continue to Fight for Basic Justice and Democracy “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live...
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Public Lecture: The Data Revolution in African Economic History presented by Stellenbosch University

July 26 & 30: Please join South Africa Partners in welcoming Professor Johan Fourie and his colleagues from Stellenbosch University to Boston and NYC. Space is limited so please RSVP below by July 18. NYC Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:30 - 9:30 PM EDT ING 1133 6th Avenue New York, NY 10019 RSVP HERE...