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End it now! Together in response to GBV & HIV

End it now! Together in response to GBV & HIV is a national conference to promote linking, learning and action on the state response to gender based violence (GBV), the interaction between HIV and GBV and the impact of GBV on young people. Organised by the AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) and NACOSA and funded by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Venue: Premier Hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg
Date: 24-26 October 2017

The Conference will address and link areas of focus and propose and analyse innovative models to improve understanding and approaches within the Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS response in South Africa; specifically focusing on:

  • The state’s response to GBV
  • Reducing the vulnerability of victims of gender based violence to HIV/AIDS
  • Understanding and addressing the vulnerability of adolescent and young people to HIV.

End it now! will include plenaries and key note addresses by experts in the field, breakaways and networking sessions to capture the complexities and nuances of the gender based violence sector. Exhibitions spaces will be available, offering a platform for organisations to showcase their programmes.

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Do you have research or insights on GBV to share? AFSA and NACOSA are looking for abstracts for on cutting edge and innovative models, interventions that engage political, religious and traditional leaders in line with the three above stated themes.

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The abstracts will provide learning opportunities for various stakeholders who will participate in the Conference.