Society for Women and AIDS in Africa (SWAA International)

Association des femmes africaines face au SIDA

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Contact Details

URL: http://swaainternational.wordpress.com/
URL: http://www.swaagh.org/

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Founded

1988-06 Stockholm Sweden

History

Jun 1988, Stockholm (Sweden), during 4th International Conference on AIDS. Previously also known under the acronym AFAFSI.

Aims

Unite African women scientists by linking and sharing their insights and experience; undertake AIDS prevention and control activities acceptable to African women because based on their own cultural socioeconomic background and taking into consideration African sensitivities; carry out research on ways in which HIV infection and its related diseases severely impact on lives of women, children and families and find survival and development solutions to serve as models in Africa and elsewhere; empower African women through promoting formal and non-formal female education and income generating activities integrated with AIDS and its prevention for groups at high risk to HIV infection; recognize and collaborate with those having on-going initiatives relating to control and prevention.

Events

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Structure

General Assembly. Executive Committee, comprising Acting President, Secretary General, Deputy Secretary General, Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, International Coordinator and 4 regional Coordinators (West Africa; Central Africa; South Africa; North Africa).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender Equality

UIA Org ID

XF1125

Last News

2010

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