Special Announcement: The 2018 Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Vuyiseka Dubula-MajolaWe are thrilled to share the news that Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola of South Africa – a valued member of the SLF Board of Directors – is one of the recipients of the 2018 Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law.
 
For exceptional contributions to the protection and promotion of HUMAN RIGHTS and the rule of law in their country and at the international level, 15 courageous advocates from around the globe are recognized with this prize each year. Our heartfelt congratulations go to Vuyiseka for this prestigious and well-deserved acknowledgement of her critical ongoing contribution. Read the official announcement here.
 
 

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About the Stephen Lewis Foundation

The Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) works with community-level organizations which are turning the tide of HIV & AIDS in Africa by providing care and support to women, orphaned children, grandmothers and people living with HIV & AIDS. Since 2003, we have funded over 1700 initiatives, partnering with more than 325 community-based organizations in the 15 African countries hardest hit by the global AIDS pandemic.

These grassroots groups are the lifeline for their communities: they provide counselling and education about HIV prevention, care and treatment; distribute food, medication and other necessities; reach the sick and vulnerable through home-based health care; help orphans and vulnerable children access education and work through their grief; and support grandmothers caring for their orphaned grandchildren.
 

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Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola: Stellies Africa Centre director a recipient of Franco-German prize November 23, 2018

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