World Press Freedom Day 2019
Executive Director, Frontline AIDS
Christine Stegling has played an active role on HIV, international development and human rights for the past 20 years. Prior to her role as executive director at Frontline AIDS, Christine led the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition from 2013 to 2015.
Christine headed the International HIV/AIDS Alliance’s work on human rights between 2009 and 2013 and led the organisation’s team of technical experts. Christine spent a significant part of her professional life working in Botswana and in the Southern African Region.
She has held roles at the Botswana Ministry of Health and at the University of Botswana and, was the founding director of Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) – a Linking Organisation of Frontline AIDS.
As a She Decides champion, Christine is a passionate advocate for women’s rights. She is also a member of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition and is part of the UNAIDS reference group on human rights.