Malawi President Banda Calls for Partnership in Addressing HIV-AIDS Among Girls, Women PDF Print E-mail

Blantyre — President Dr. Joyce Banda has said there is need for stronger partnerships to champion the cause for greater attention to the vulnerability of women and girls to HIV/AIDS in the SADC region. Dr. Banda made the remarks at Sanjika Palace where she had an audience with delegates from the High Level Task Force for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa saying there is need to keep advancing the struggle for the empowerment of women and girls as a strategy to defeat HIV and AIDS. The President said as much as Africa is making strides in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the gender and HIV narrative does not appear to change. Read full article here