'We would like to invest in young people by increasing their capacity, so the approach should be situated in their dynamism.
'Developing skills in interpreting and using data, content development, media and advocacy in a fun and participatory ways is needed' - Setia Perdana, Media coordinator of GWL-INA.
On 14 -15 December 2013, 15 young gay, waria (transgender) and other MSM gathered in Jakarta for a two day workshop called 'M-FORCE, the Media for Change'.
The purpose of this workshop was to develop capacity and skills on media, HIV and human rights for the gay, waria and other MSM community in Jakarta.
Setia Perdana reports on the workshop for AFAO.
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. This blog is where we share information about AFAO's involvement with HIV events in Australia and internationally.
Tuesday, 24 December 2013
Friday, 6 December 2013
AFAO's ICAAP11 highlights
|One of many discussions at the AFAO booth.|
More pix at afao.smugmug.com
AFAO worked with our key partners Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM) and Asia Pacific Network of AIDS Service Organisations (APCASO) to jointly present a number of sessions, and also supported the participation of our partner in Papua New Guinea, Kapul Champions.
Thursday, 5 December 2013
The right to health crucial to HIV advocacy
|Michael Kirby and Anand Grover.|
The Honorable Michael Kirby opened the session arguing the need for improved human rights protections for all vulnerable groups, including prisoners, migrants and refugees, which he drew from the 2012 Global Commission on HIV and the Law Report.
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