The PACT & UPR: The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a one-of-a-kind process that involves a review of all UN Member States’ human rights records. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a state-driven process under the auspices of the Human Rights Council that allows each state to declare what actions they have taken to improve […]
Patricia Mashiri for The PACT It’s around 7.00 pm and life in the Central Business District (CBD) in Harare, Zimbabwe, seems to be gradually fading out as vendors prepare to call it a day. At the same time, life in the high-density suburb of Hopley, south of the CBD, has just begun as young girls […]
Young people living with HIV in West and Central Africa say they still face abuse, discrimination, and disappointing healthcare services. This reality, in turn, makes ending the epidemic as a public health threat in the next decade a lot more difficult.