Tuesday, 06 December 2011 18:19

Community Village, the 2nd Day of ICASA 2011

community_villageAddis Ababa, December 06, 2011 - Various activities, ranging from a disability networking zone, community dialogue, a youth pavilion, to Drop-In Center and Condomize zone were held in the community village. Different local and international organizations presented their work and the community village served as the perfect location to meet and share experiences. Other activities such as traditional dance, a coffee ceremony and fashion show also allowed delegates to network informally.

Different HIV and AIDS related discussions were held over a coffee ceremony, while the Condomization corner generated lots of traffic, amusing people with condom presentations and engaging delegates by offering the chance to create their own condom pin.

community_village1The Drop-In Center, organized by the Nikat Charitable Association was another interesting spot in the community village. The Drop-In Center is a unique program bidding to improve the livelihood of commercial sex workers by addressing the economical and psychological problems they face. It was a place where commercial sex workers and many others could rest, relax and receive different treats like manicures and pedicures.

The Youth Hot Spot was another corner where young people discussed issues such as a stigma free world and human rights. The "What's in your mind?" spot was a popular forum for young people to reflect and write down what they want to say. In the background, a live band named Music Mayday played different contemporary and traditional songs.

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