Month: December 2015

Daily Vox feature – Five women activists doing important work to end gender violence

Daily Vox feature – Five women activists doing important work to end gender violence

The Daily Vox profiled five women activists who are working hard to address gender-based violence in some of its different forms. Profiled in the piece are Koketso Moeti who founded Amandla.mobi, Matshidiso Mofokeng of Tisa-Tshireletso, Fatima Asmal of ILM-SA, and Kwezilomso Mbandazayo who

Interview – South African Medical Students Association

Interview – South African Medical Students Association

Anastacia Tomson was interviewed recently by Vikar Singh of the South African Medical Students Association. Vikar is the National Officer for Sexual and Reproductive Health, including HIV/AIDS. In this interview, Anastacia speaks candidly about her experiences as a transgender woman.

Africa Trans Visibility Day

Africa Trans Visibility Day

PACT was proud to be represented at the inaugural Africa Trans Visibility Day, held on 05 December 2015 at Constitution Hill, and organised by Iranti-Org.   In attendance were trans people from throughout the region, as well as allies. In addition,

Transgender Health and Rights at ASSM 2015

Transgender Health and Rights at ASSM 2015

The African Society of Sexual Medicine held their 3rd biennial congress in Durban from 27-29 November 2015. Amongst the diverse range of topics discussed, transgender health was included. A workshop was held by PACT’s own Dr Anastacia Tomson in collaboration with Dr