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SECTION27 and TAC relaunch the NSP Review at ICASA 2013

SECTION27 and the Treatment Action Campaign relaunched the NSP Review at the ICASA conference in Cape Town yesterday. The review has a new look and now has more thought leaders weighing in on an array of important topics relating to…

PRESS CONFERENCE AND FOUNDING AFFIDAVIT: NEW COURT CHALLENGE TO ONGOING HIV RELATED DISCRIMINATION IN THE SANDF, 9 JULY 2013

Following years of negotiations between the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the AIDS Law Project (ALP) regarding the SANDF’s old health classification policy that excluded people living with HIV from recruitment, external deployment and promotion in the military, in 2008 the North Gauteng High Court settled the matter. Pursuant to an out of court settlement between the two parties, the Court declared such policy as unconstitutional to the extent that it violated the rights of aspirant and serving members of the SANDF to equality and dignity, among other rights.