Victor Lakay, BA, is a community activist working with the Treatment Action Campaign in South Africa. Mr. Lakay’s political experience began when he was a member of the Student Representative Council and actively battled against the last vestiges of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Following that, he joined the Lesbian and Gay Equality Project, an organization that challenged formal discriminatory provisions that governed the country. Mr. Lakay then joined the Alternative Information and Development Centre as a program officer. While he is currently serving as deputy chairperson of the Treatment Action Campaign he is also completing a prevention research advocacy fellowship with AVAC (Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention). Mr. Lakay received his bachelor of arts in development studies from the University of Western Cape, South Africa.
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