Civil Society Forum

SANAC has 18 very diverse civil society sectors and these represent specific sections of society. A sector is defined as a “group of organisations that democratically represents a defined constituency and is appropriately representative around a common theme aligned to the over-arching subject of strategy for HIV, TB and STIs”. All the 18 sectors represented at SANAC have a role to play in the response to HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs and each has a plan aimed at dealing with these conditions in line with the National Strategic Plan for 2012 – 2016. Below is a list of the sectors, information about their leadership and their respective plans.

List of the 18 SANAC Civil Society Forum Sectors

1.     People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV)
2.     Sex Workers
3.     Faith
4.     Higher Education
5.     Sport, Arts & Culture
6.     Labour
7.     Research
8.     Law & Human Rights
9.     Youth
10.   Men
11.   Women
12.   Non-Governmental Organisations
13.   Traditional Leaders
14.   Traditional Health Practitioners
15.   Health Professionals
16.   People with Disabilities
17.   Children
18.   LGBTIQ+ (Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexuals, Trans-gender, Intersex, Queer & gender non-conforming people)

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