This week I’ve been talking with VSO staff in Mozambique about cash transfers, which reminded me to pull out the book ‘Just Give Money To The Poor’ by Joseph Hanlon and others. The book is radical in its simplicity – it recommends cash transfers such as old-age pensions, or small grants to HIV and… Read more »
Last month VSO’s Rachael Stokes and Makena Mwobobia attended the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Rachel’s comment on the session: “The underlying message appears to be that we simply cannot afford to wait” captures the spirit of our new position paper on Gender… Read more »
Excuse me for sounding like a broken record regarding the Global Fund (Global Fund on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM))!
My updates from the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) dwelt on this issue and here is some more; it’s just that it is a serious issue, literally a matter… Read more »
As I write this blog, a 3-day workshop that started on 17 April, is taking place for members of parliament from the East African Legislative assembly and Kenya Women Parliamentary Association to discuss HIV and AIDS care and support issues. VSO Jitolee organised this workshop.
The two key objectives of the… Read more »