Workshops

DRC: National WWSO Coalition launch

On 27th and 28th February 2014, a national coalition was launched in Kinshasa at an event co-hosted by the Anglican Archbishop Rev. Henri Isingoma, UNAIDS DRC Country Office and Coalition member, Tearfund.

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The workshop included group sessions which faith leaders and organisations worked together on activity plans to achieve 4 key outcomes:
1. Engaging faith leaders to speak out and act
2. Equipping faith communities to be safe spaces
3. Engaging with survivors especially regarding speaking into policies and practices
4. Engaging men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence

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All attendees signed onto the coalition pledge, to join your voice to the campaign sign here.

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South Africa: National WWSO Launch

On the 25th November 2013, the Anglican Archbishop of Southern Africa and UNAIDS co-hosted a national launch of ‘We Will Speak Out – South Africa’.

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Panellists from the the Anglican Church, HOPE Africa, National Prosecuting Authority, Tearfund, SAFFI, Sonke Gender Justice, UNAIDS and UNWomen spoke during the event (in alphabetical order)

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The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town and Metropolitan of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba lead the attendees in prayers for those affected by sexual violence and the local church to respond and prevent sexual violence.

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Liberia Workshop 2011

A meeting is planned in November 2011 in Monrovia co-hosted by the United Liberia Inland Church (ULIC) in collaboration with UNAIDS and Tearfund.

A full event report, photos of the workshop and action plans are available here: Liberia In Country Meeting Report 2011

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HIV and SV linked at Washington Conference

The coalition recently hosted an event at the interfaith pre-conference to AIDS 2012 in Washington D.C. For more information go to the press release here.

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Burundi & Rwanda: 2011

In August 2011, The Most Rev. Onesphore Rwaje, the Archbishop of Rwanda and The Most Rev. Bernard Ntahoturi co-hosted an in country meeting in collaboration with UNAIDS and Tearfund.

A full event report, photos of the workshop and action plans is available here:
Rwanda & Burundi In Country Meeting Summary Report

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DRC Workshop 2011

In August 2011, The Most Rev.Henri Isingoma, the Archbishop of DRC co-hosted an in country meeting in collaboration with UNAIDS and Tearfund.

A full event report including photos of the workshop and action plans is available here. A summary report is available here. (English version)

For the full report in French, please select: RAPPORT ATELIER GOMA SUR LES VSBG

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