U.S. Policy Resources
Africa Action Joins Over 300 Organizations to Demonstrate Support for a Legislative Repeal of the Global Gag Rule
“Organizations are working hard to find a more permanent solution to the Global Gag Rule. Africa Action, along with 300 other organizations wrote a letter to the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs to enhance the provision of family planning and other reproductive health services by prohibiting the imposition of the dangerous Global Gag Rule on health and family planning providers working overseas…”
Women's Rights are Human Rights
Africa Action Statement on International Women's Day
“March 8th marks International Women’s Day and the 15th Anniversary of the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, held in Beijing. Today, Africa Action celebrates the many achievements of women. Throughout the continent, women are organizing to strengthen and reinforce women’s movements and civil society organization’s capacity for gender advocacy and activism. However, women still face discrimination and inequality…”
AIDS Activists to President Obama: Your Choices are Failing People Living with HIV
"Join Africa Action on December 1st, Worlds AIDS Day, for a rally and march from LaFayette Park to Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC..."
November 24, 2009
Africa Action Applauds U.S. Decision to Lift HIV Travel Ban, Calls for Sustained U.S. leadership on Global Health Ahead of Global Fund Board Meeting
“Ahead of this weekend’s 20th Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and malaria, it’s vital that the U.S. fulfill its commitment to fight HIV/AIDS and fully fund The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria..."
November 6, 2009
Africa Action Calls for a U.S. Contribution of $1.050 billion for Fiscal Year 2010
"This letter, endorsed by Africa Action and over 20 other organizations, was sent to each member of the House and Senate Appropriations State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs and subcommittees as well as to the Chair and Ranking Members of the full appropriations committees..."
September 24, 2009
Setting the Message Straight: Civil Society Delivers Statement to Dr. Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
"We, the undersigned 60 civil society organizations and networks of people living with HIV and TB, working in 28 countries across Southern Africa and the world, write to express our dismay at your statement that a target of achieving universal access for HIV prevention and treatment in Southern Africa by 2015 is ‘unrealistic’ because the resources required to enable this will not be found...."
September 25, 2009
Africa Action Responds to the Obama Administration’s FY10 Detailed Budget Release
"This morning President Obama released the detailed FY2010 budget. Preliminary analysis by Africa Action shows that there are serious funding short falls for HIV/AIDS programs..."
May 7, 2009
100 Days Pass Obama Administration
"The first 100 days of the Obama Presidency has passed. The tone of U.S. foreign policy has changed. It signifies a break from the failures of the past, but with an economic crisis here in the U.S., it would be detrimental to marginalize U.S. policy towards Africa..."
April 30, 2009
Greater U.S. Leadership Needed in the Global Fight to End AIDS
“Leadership was the theme of the 2007 World AIDS Day on December 1st. While progress has been made in expanding HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and care programs, scaled up international efforts are still far from the levels necessary to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and HIV/AIDS remains the number one cause of death in Africa…Click here to read the report.”
November 30, 2007