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Media Coverage, Fall 2015

The following is a selection of the media coverage of the World AIDS Day Ask Her Talks.

CBC Radio

“African women are on the frontlines of the fight against HIV/AIDS”

— CBC Radio’s Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, Nov 29, 2015

Toronto Star

“South African woman fights for right to HIV treatment”

— Catherine Porter, The Toronto Star, Dec 13, 2015

Global News

“African woman share frontline experience of HIV/AIDS epidemic at ‘Ask Her Talks'”

— Global TV’s Edmonton Morning News with Jennifer Crosby, Nov 23, 2015

CBC Radio

“African AIDS activists will share their stories with Edmonton”

— CBC Radio’s Edmonton AM with Mark Connolly, Nov 23, 2015

Edmonton Journal

“African HIV and AIDS women activists to speak in Edmonton”

The Edmonton Journal by Chris Zdeb, Nov 22, 2015

Winnipeg Free Press

“This woman is changing the story about AIDS in Africa”

Winnipeg Free Press by Jen Zorrati, Nov 25, 2015

Global News

“Speaker series ‘Ask her Talks’ in Winnipeg shares intimate stories on HIV and AIDS”

— Global TV’s Winnipeg Morning News with Holly Alexandruk, Nov 25, 2015

CBC Radio

“South African HIV activist Vuyiseka Dubula shares amazing story in Winnipeg”

— CBC Radio’s Information Radio with Marcy Markusa, Nov 25, 2015


“Ask Her: Talking about women, HIV/AIDS, and Human Rights: An Interview with Kidist Belete”

— Canadian Human Rights Museum Q & A with Kidist Belete, Nov 25, 2015


“Young Women Campaign Against AIDS”

— CJOB’s Richard Cloutier Reports, Nov 25, 2015

River City

“RC360 Season 1, Episode 37 — Ask Her Talks”

River City 360, Nov 29, 2015

Ivy Prosper

“Ask Her Talks on World Aids Day”

Ivy Prosper, Dec 6, 2015

Media Coverage, Spring 2015

The inaugural Ask Her Talks received national and local coverage in press, radio, TV, and social media.

CBC Radio

“Ask Her: African women need to be heard to solve social issues”

— CBC Radio’s The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti, May 25, 2015

CBC Radio

“It was a call for action—that worked”

— CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning, May 25, 2015


“Women working to improve Africa”

— CTV News Montreal, May 26, 2015

Montreal Gazette

“Ask Her Talks giving African women a voice”

— Montreal Gazette, May 25, 2015

CBC Radio Canada

“La femme est l’avenir de l’Afrique”

— Radio Canada, L’heure de Pointe, May 22, 2015

Ivy Prosper

“Inspiring Women of the Ask Her Talks”

Ivy Prosper, May 29, 2015