WELCOMEShow Me Your Number (SMYN) seeks to reduce new HIV and TB infections, eradicate stigma and discrimination and contribute towards social cohesion by using the platform of sport, arts & culture as a vehicle to raise awareness through training, community engagement and edutainment. SMYN also uses the power of sports, arts and culture for demand creation for HIV and TB counselling, testing and prevention. SMYN was formally established in 2010 as a registered NPO and NPC, prior to which, it was a project of the South African Players Football Union (SAFPU).VisionSMYN works to create a healthy society that is AIDS and TB free through using human rights approaches.MissionSMYN exists to eradicate HIV and TB infections by using sports, arts and culture as a vehicle for advocacy and raising awareness driven by respect for human rights for all.Values•Innovation•Openness•Commitment•Integrity•Collaboration•SustainabilityObjectives•To USE sport, arts & culture platforms to contribute towards eradication of HIV and TB.•To PROMOTE sport, arts & culture as tools for social cohesion.•To RAISE consciousness of healthy living and increase the number of men undergoing HIV Counseling and Testing and Male Medical Circumcision.•To PROMOTE AND SHOWCASE the public commitment of sport, arts & culture personalities, managers and platforms in the fight against HIV and TB.•To ADVOCATE for sport, arts & culture as a vehicle for promotion of human rights principles.
Mental Illness Awareness and Psychological SupportWritten by Ash-Leigh “Lex” LaFoy (BSocSci Psych. Phil)We as South African’s have a long-winded relationship with Psychology and Mental Health. This blog has been written to encourage your mental well being. Click here to read more…Reducing gender inequality and gender based violenceWritten by Khanyisile NgemaIn the last decade, the issues of gender inequality has always been the issue of discussion. During the Covid19 pandemic gender based violence escalating greatly and affecting more South Africans. To understand the issue of gender, it is very important to understand the definition of gender and gender equity.Click here to read more…
WE ARE HIRING: Graphic DesignerClosing date is Friday, 9 October 2020 at 16h00We are looking for a Graphic Designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media to communicate our work on human rights. Your role comes with the creative territory which includes the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You’ll be the one to shape the visual aspects of social media content, books, magazines, product packaging, exhibitions and more.Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you.The goal of this task for you to inspire and attract the target audience.Responsibilities• Study design briefs and determine requirements• Conceptualize visuals based on requirements• Prepare rough drafts and present ideas• Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand• Use the appropriate colours and layouts for each graphic• Work with copywriters and creative director to produce final design• Test graphics across various media• Amend designs after feedback• Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brandRequirements• Proven graphic designing experience• A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics• Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)• A keen eye for aesthetics and details• Excellent communication skills• Ability to work methodically and meet deadlinesSend your CV and portfolio to: email@example.com by close of business on Friday, 9 October 2020
Show Me Your Number and Dumakahle using the power of music to eradicate stigma and discrimination in support of People Living with HIV Johannesburg, Monday, 5 October 2020Show Me Your Number has forged a new partnership with Dumakahle Entertainment in the response to eradicate stigma and discrimination by strengthening voices of Key Populations at district level. Mpilo Seluleko Nkosi, CEO of Dumakahle, Maskandi Producer and song writer of the master piece “Angimazi ubaba Wengane” was approached by IPO Support Officer Siphamandla ‘Desh’ Dlhamini as our Human Rights Ambassadors to use the power of music to educated communities on HIV and TB prevention, testing and screening as well as adherence to treatment.To view this and other Press Releases, click here…Show Me Your Number hands over HIV icons paintings to SANACJohannesburg, Wednesday, 30 September 2020SMYN handed over 4 paintings by Jakes Mbele to the SANAC Trust’s Acting CEO, Ms. Coiceka Nogoduka. The creative master pieces are a contribution by Show Me Your Number in its capacity as SANAC Civil Society Forum (CSF) Sports, Art and Culture Sector participant organisation and national secretariat. The art works will be placed in 4 boardrooms at SANAC head offices in Hatfield in response to HIV, Aids and TB aligned to the 90-90-90 strategy and the NSP 2017 to 2022. The 4 portraits are that of Nelson Mandela, Gugu Dlamini, Prudence Mabele and Nkosi Johnson with each boardroom named after these icons. These South African iconic figures have played a significant role globally by raising awareness on HIV at the height of stigma and discrimination against People Living with HIV. They challenged the status quo and changed health national policies. These works of art also represent the different boardroom in the SANAC office and which embodies the personalities of the icons. To view this and other Press Releases, click here…Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and UN WOMEN discriminate sex workers by calling them “prostitutes” in 2020Johannesburg, Sunday, 26 July 2020Show Me Your Number is disappointed in the former Deputy President of South Africa and current Executive Director of UN Women, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s comments on sex work and about sex workers. When she was the Deputy President of South Africa, Mlambo-Ngcuka served as the Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) where she championed the rights of sex workers to be included in SANAC so that they can be heard and be part of solutions to ending HIV. We ask ourselves what has made her change that position that now she is the Executive Director of UN WOMEN. Mlambo-Ngcuka allegedly said in a UN Women webinar on Monday, 20 July 2020 that all women within the sex industry were victims and those paying for the services were perpetrators. To view this and other Press Releases, click here…TLD (Tenofovir + Lamivudine + Dolutegravir) regiment is the best solution for people living with TB, HIV22 May 2020SANAC Civil Society Forum, a constituent member of the Community Constituency Covid19 Front (CCCF) in responding to the statement by the Gauteng Health Department on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 that over 11 thousand of TB and HIV-positive patients have failed to collect their medication since the start of the lockdown on 27 March 2020 is an issue that requires a combination of treatment literacy and ongoing social mobilisation for those infected, their families and communities. Adherence to treatment is the bedrock of gains made in South Africa’s response to HIV and TB as outlined in the National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB & STIs. To view this and other Press Releases, click here…
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR: The Appointment of a Service Provider Media & Communications Services to support Show Me Your Number in the implementation of Human Rights programme(Bid Number: SMYN MC 2020/0001)ADVERTISEMENT DATE: 05 OCTOBER 2020CLOSING DATE: 09 OCTOBER 2020CLOSING TIME: 16:00(There will be no briefing session) Download the Terms of Reference here:SUBMISSION OF QUOTATIONSAll quotations must be delivered at the SMYN Office on or before the closing date and time. Physical delivery address is: 4TH Floor Samancor House, 88 Marshall Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2001N.B. QUOTATIONS in a sealed envelope can be dropped off between 08h00 – 17h00 at the above-mentioned addressOR:Email delivery address is:Email to firstname.lastname@example.org as from 05 October 2010 until 16h00 on 09 October 2020Contact person for bid related queries: Palesa Komane (Media & Communications Manager) on 087 222 8471 or via email on email@example.com 08h30 to 17h00.