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Guide for Educators on HPV Vaccination at Schools

Published by: 
Department of Health (South Africa)

In 2014 all grade 4 girls are provided with the opportunity to receive the HPV vaccination at schools. This implementation guide aims to provide educators with the necessary information regarding the vaccination of the grade 4 girls in schools.

Schools will also receive comprehensive information packs containing posters for display, a ministerial letter introducing the campaign, fact sheets for Grade 4 girls and their parents, and a step-by-step outline of the consent process with consent forms in all 11 official languages to be signed by girls’ parents or guardians.

To download the HPV Consent Form (available in all official languages), go to:

“We’ll Show You You’re a Woman”: Violence and Discrimination against Black Lesbians and Transgender Men in South Africa

Published by: 
Human Rights Watch

This 93-page report is based on more than 120 interviews conducted in six provinces. Human Rights Watch found that lesbians and transgender men face extensive discrimination and violence in their daily lives, both from private individuals and government officials. The abusers of people known or assumed to be lesbian, bisexual, or transgender act with near-total impunity, Human Rights Watch found.