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Steve Letsike: Advocacy for Rights, Treatment and Prevention

Part of the Series "Advocates in Their Own Words"

    Steve Letsike
    Steve Letsike is an activist, feminist, leader, mentor and vibrant human rights advocate. She is co-chair of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) (with H.E Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa) as well as chairperson of the SANAC National Civil Society Forum. Steve is also co-chair of the National Task Team established by the South African Department of Justice to address hate crimes and gender-based violence affecting LGBTI people. Steve is a Founding Director of Access Chapter 2 (AC2), a human rights organization that focuses on LGBTI people, women in their diversity and civil society's participation in public policy development processes. The name Access Chapter 2 is derived from South Africa's Constitution referring to the Bill of Rights: Chapter 2.