Taking Part: getting heard and effective meeting skills

Speaking Up!


My path as an activist was hugely formed by the Taking Part  project  lead by my fellow activist and lovely friend Angelina Namiba .  Taking Part was based at Positively Women (which became Positively UK in 2010). It aimed to build up the skills and confidence of women living with HIV so that they could get involved and influence decision-making, including policy. Through Taking Part I develop awareness and determination to become open about my status and also  had the opportunity to learn how to read and respond to policy consultations, how to speak in public, what human rights are and how they apply to our lives. Therefore you can imagine how thrilled  I am that Positively UK has now put me in charge of the project has and we have relaunched it this year with a small grant from Awards for All.  So,in 2014, I will coordinate 12 sessions…

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