According to a report from the NGO Avert, “poverty, the low status of women and gender-based violence (GBV) have been cited as reasons for the disparity in HIV prevalence between genders, with GBV attributable to an estimated 20–25 percent of new HIV infections in young women.” South Africa is home to one of the highest rates of rape in the world.
Last week marked the 14th anniversary of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, also known as the Maputo Protocol.
This is the main legal instrument for the protection of the rights of women and girls in Africa and has been adopted by most members of the African Union.
It includes specific provisions that compel member states to put in place measures that eliminate trafficking and protect women from violence and exploitation.
This means that the country has made significant efforts to address human trafficking but is not fully compliant with the minimum standards to address the issue.
JUBA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sixteen-year-old Stacey narrowly escaped what could have been a life of poverty and prostitution on the streets of South Sudan's capital Juba when she was taken into a shelter and offered safety and schooling.
At the International AIDS Conference in Paris last week, officials released numbers showing improvement: New infections of children fell by half from 2010 to 2016.
AIDS-related deaths have also fallen about 50 percent from their 2005 peak, when the disease killed 1.9 million people.
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