“I realised that I had to speak about HIV and AIDS to other women in my village. It’s not an easy subject to discuss but many women are dying in ignorance.”
Womankind’s Malawi partner the Coalition of Women Living with HIV and AIDS has won an award for its work supporting women and girls with HIV.
“We never dreamed that such change was possible. Women now know that education is a weapon for change and we are learning how to assert ourselves.”
While we applaud what President Mills achieved for his country, Ghana’s success story is far from over, and the women of Ghana must play a part in writing it.
The Coalition of Women and Girls living with HIV (COWLHA) in Malawi congratulates Her Excellency, Mrs Hilda Mtila Banda for being the first woman president of Malawi.
Programme Manager Catherine visits Ghana’s Volta region to meet our partner FIDA-Ghana, who train community women to provide vital emotional support and guidance to women affected by HIV and AIDS.
Dynamic leaders from communities and women’s rights organisations in Peru visited London last week. Read about their impressions.
Womankind is supporting some great new projects in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, working with women in refugee camps, women affected by HIV and empowering rural women in poverty.
Today Siiqqee project worker Tayech is meeting an HIV and AIDS support group she set up with local women. For this week only your donation will be worth twice as much to her.
“No longer are women forced to marry again… Before the project this would not have been possible, now women can choose their husband.”
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