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Newsletter, December 2011


 

  Putting Leadership on the Front-line in Ending Sexual Violence
The 4th Ordinary Interntional Conference on the Great Lakes' Region Summit opened on 15th December 2011 in Kampala, Uganda with a call to member states to legislate against sexual and gender based violence in all sectors of society. Read more
  International Conference on HIV and AIDS 2011
"The event provides ACORD an opportunity to send a strong message against stigma and discrimination directed at people living with HIV and AIDS", noted Ellen Bajenja, ACORD's HIV and AIDS Thematic Manager, as an ACORD delegation was present among thousands of participants in Addis Ababa, 4-8 December 2011.
Read more | launching `Stop the Stigma` song
  Tanzania: Supporting Small-scale Farmers to Build Skills in Food Processing
Building skills of small-scale farmers in food processing techniques has been one of ACORD's main focus areas in Mwanza, Tanzania aimed at providing ways to enhance market value for local products. Read more
  Human Rights Day 2011: Mauritania
The descendants of former slaves, particularly women in Mauritania, are victims of discrimination rooted in cultural traditions and heritage despite the abolition of slavery. Read more
  Download pdf version of 'The Power of Action' newsletter
english | french
  Download December issues of Maisha + (HIV and AIDS publication)
english | french

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