Programs!

National Empowerment of Positive Women United (NEPWU)

Women and girls in South Sudan are more vulnerable to HIV than their male counterparts due to biological factors, gender imbalances, and lack of skills to negotiate safer sex, the absence of sexual and reproductive health programs and service, Sexual and gender-based violence. No strategic advocacy interventions to improve a supportive social-cultural environment and youth friendly services. NEPWU was formed to address the issues highlighted above, the core program areas include among others;

  • Advocacy, Coordination, Partnership and Networking
  • Positive Health Dignity and Prevention.
  • Empowerment
  • Human rights and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights.

 

NEPWU is the only network of women and girls living with and affected by HIV, that is focusing on a strong community base service delivery, advocacy on rights, and empowerment. Some key areas of interventions include:

  1. Establishment of national, state and county forum for coordinating members, programs, service delivery and resource mobilization to achieve NEPWU’s mission statement.
  2. Lobbying and advocating for women’s’ participation in policy discussions, legislative reforms, HIV programming as well as to address the specific needs of women and girls living with and affected by HIV.
  3. Community program support and implementation to improve the health and social care of women, girls and children living with HIV and those directly affected by HIV, TB, Malaria
  4. Providing continuous follow up and psychosocial support to women enrolled for prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) services and survivors of sexual and gender base violence through women community counsellors.
  5. Community mobilisation for uptake of HIV counselling and testing, and PMTCT services; and social support for treatment adherence and disclosure to reduce self-stigma among women and girls living with and affected by HIV; and provision of education on positive health dignity and prevention.

6. Referrals for STIs and TB screening, access to ART and social services.
7. Empowerment of women for meaningful and active participation in leadership and decision making in matters that affect them, including economic empowerment for long and productive lives.
8. Uniting families and neighbors for peaceful co-existence.
9. Partnership and networking nationally and internationally with the aim of improving the lives of women and girls living with and affected by HIV.

Programs!

National Empowerment of Postive Women United (NEPWU)

Women and girls in South Sudan are more vulnerable to HIV than their male counterparts due to biological factors, gender imbalances, and lack of skills to negotiate safer sex, the absence of sexual and reproductive health programs and service, Sexual and gender-based violence. No strategic advocacy interventions to improve a supportive social-cultural environment and youth friendly services. NEPWU was formed to address the issues highlighted above, the core program areas include among others;
Advocacy, Coordination, Partnership and Networking
Positive Health Dignity and Prevention.
Empowerment
Human rights and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights.

Dynamism

Generating new ideas and developing the best ideas from around the world for the South Sudanese women and girls.

HIV/AIDS

Our Areas of focus include but not limited to; Mobilization and sensitization of youths and communities to participate in

Integrity

Undertaking work to the highest standards possible, and ensuring the confidentiality of personal information.

Health

NEPWU works with Ministry of health of the Republic of South Sudan and State line ministries towards addressing health

Accountability

To members, beneficiaries, partners and donors in an open and transparent manner;

Mutual respect

working with and for beneficiaries, and catering for developing cultural and religious differences

Child Protection

NEPWU’s gender sensitive and protection program provides support to all affected people men, women, boys and girls.

Emergency Response and Early Recovery Program

NEPWU has developed emergency response capacity. Our Team

Motto:

’’ We are united as one woman, one voice for a better solution.’’

Vision:

A nation and a region of healthy women living in harmony, free from violence, discrimination, living their full potential and empowered to make decisions affecting their lives.

Mission:

NEPWU exists to promote the health, rights, meaningful and active participation of women and girls in South Sudan especially those living with and affected by HIV

Core Programs:
Advocacy, Coordination, Partnership and Networking
Positive Health Dignity and Prevention.
Empowerment
Human rights and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

 

Core Values:

  1. Accountability – to members, beneficiaries, partners and donors in an open and transparent manner;
    2. Integrity – undertaking work to the highest standards possible, and ensuring the confidentiality of personal information;
    3. Mutual respect – working with and for beneficiaries, and catering for developing cultural and religious differences;
    4. Dynamism – generating new ideas and developing the best ideas from around the world for the South Sudanese women and girls.

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