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Friday, 22 May 2009 - 10:53

TAC Western Cape remembers Rita Edwards and sends out condolences to her family and comrades at the New Women’s Movement. Rita, who died at aged 59 after a brief battle with cancer, was one of the founding members of the New Women’s Movement. She was a grassroots activist, feminist and socialist, as well as tireless organiser. She will be dearly missed.

Condolences to Rita Edwards' Family

Rita Edwards was one of the founder members of the New Women’s Movement in Cape Town. Comrade Rita passed away this week after she has succumbed to cancer.

TAC would like to...

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Thursday, 21 May 2009 - 20:44

Furthermore, about 38% of respondents in this age group said that the pill can prevent HIV/Aids! The Pill, wow!!! and 30.4% believe that HIV can be transmitted via a toilet seat (and this is how many years later after the ‘my friend with HIV is still my friend ads)! And About 27% think that HIV infection can be prevented by bathing after sex!!

The issue of sexual and reproductive health rights is broad and complex and cannot be dealt with in one go or pitched at the same level. The attempts to grasp and come up with ways to deal with issues can only be said to be commendable and...

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Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 12:42

Ekurhuleni PLWHA Support Group Candle Light Ceremony

15 May 2009

Ekurhuleni PLWHA Support Group Candle Light Ceremony

15 May 2009

The Ekurhuleni PLWHA Support groups held a candle light service on the 15th May 2009 at J. Dumane clinic’s community hall, in Vosloorus. Community groups of all ages participated in what was decidedly more than a candlelight ceremony in remembrance of all people who have passed on as a result of HIV/AIDS but an entertaining informative ceremony targeted at the youth. Speakers from both local government and the department of health...

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Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 12:35

Yes, I am married to another man and he is also a pastor and I know we can talk about culture and religion and debate scriptures. I can talk about it if you have time. I know that God has called me to be a minister and God has loves me and that is why I’m married and am in a monogamous relationship with another man and I thank God for that.

 

The Second coming: HIV/AIDS and religion

Rev. Paul Mokgethi-Heath

Sometimes we like to think we are the only people experiencing things, needing things, wanting things or even thinking in some certain way but sometimes the...

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Thursday, 14 May 2009 - 11:25

On 07 May 2009, TAC Ekurhuleni hosted a consultative meeting on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for 22 men and women from the North, East and South regions of the district. The meeting was facilitated by Nomfundo “Nono’ Eland who is the national coordinator for the Women’s Rights Campaign in TAC. This was to discuss issues around health services and education about sexual and reproductive health and how to address these within the district. Ekurhuleni is one of the districts with a very high rate of gender based violence, particularly rape and hate crime against lesbians, men having...

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