Support the SADC Vaccine Gender Justice Campaign

Support the SADC Vaccine Gender Justice Campaign

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Gender Links started this petition to SADC Secretariat; SADC Gender Unit

We the representatives of the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, women’s rights networks in 16 SADC countries that campaigned for the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development and now its implementation.

Noting that only 4% of the 360 million people in SADC have been partially vaccinated and only 2% fully vaccinated;
Mindful of the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the lives and livelihoods of all citizens of SADC, especially women and marginalised groups 

Call on Heads of State to:
* Remove barriers to widespread delivery and uptake of effective vaccines across SADC.
* Ensure that all SADC citizens, especially women and marginalised groups have access to, and information on, the most effective vaccines, as soon as possible. 
* Ensure gender-equitable vaccine deployment.
* Negotiate access to vaccine science, as this is a right for public health.
* Provide sex, region and age specific data for effective monitoring of the roll out  
Support the World Trade Organisation Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver proposal on COVID-19 vaccines.

#VoiceandChoice; #VaccineGenderJustice 

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