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ATHENA Network; Hope North Uganda

Seattle, United States
Joined April 2018

advancing gender equity and human rights in the global movement to end HIV/AIDS and promote sexual and reproductive health and rights

Presence in: Kenya, South Africa, Uganda
Focus: Health, Other

The ATHENA Network (ATHENA) is a global network of individual and institutional members that has been at the forefront of ensuring the centrality of gender equality and human rights in the HIV response since 2006. ATHENA’s regular partners include more than 31 global, regional, and national networks and organisations of women living with HIV and 16 networks and organisations of women from key populations, including women who use drugs, sex workers, caregivers, and women from LGBTI communities, as well as many other women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights organisations.

People Associated With This Organization

Rachel Yassky

United States  
ATHENA Network; Hope North Uganda
Joined April 2018
Interests: Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice
nonprofit management and legal professional focusing on social justice, human rights and battling inequity. Have worked in areas of women's rights, health and HIV/sexual and reproductive rights; community economic development; social enterprise. growing interest in environmental justice and the green economy. American, with extensive work experience in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically, Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa. academic bio: JD (law degree) and MBA (business degree); undergraduate work: cultural anthropology.
Rachel Yassky is the network champion (main point of contact) for ATHENA Network; Hope North Uganda.

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