OAFLA: The First Ladies of Africa Continue the Battle Against HIV/AIDS

  In 2002, at an international meeting on HIV/AIDS held in Geneva, 37 African First Ladies came together to form a body concerned with the most vulnerable in their continent:  women and children infected with HIV/AIDS. OAFLA (Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS) has a vision: an Africa with no HIV/AIDS, low maternal and child…

Trump Anti-Abortion Order May Adversely Affect Millions in Africa

  President Donald Trump issued an executive order in January that would cut off all funding to international groups that provide abortion services and/or provide information on abortions. Known as the “global gag rule” or the “Mexico City Policy,” this ban has been placed by Republican administration in the past and removed under Democratic rule.…