Technical brief: HIV and Young People Who Sell Sex

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:45 am

This brief aims to inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex.It offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young people who sell sex; ...

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“We Want to Learn About Good Love” Findings from a Qualitative Study Assessing the Links Between Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:42 am

This study was commissioned by Plan UK, assesses the extent to which Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can have an impact on reducing violence against women and girls, and looks at examples of best practice. It also shares recommendations to civil ...

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Brief on Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minority Women

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:37 am

This Sector Brief provides guidance to help development professionals understand how VAWG affects programming in their sector on gender minority women, and offer suggestions for integrating VAWG prevention and response activities within each sector at the policy, institutional, and community ...

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Services Under Siege: The Impact of Anti-LGBT Violence on HIV Programs

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:34 am

Due to their increased visibility, LGBT rights defenders and service providers are at increased risk for violent attacks. Not only are these incidents violations of basic human rights, they have a devastating impact on HIV services for LGBT populations. This ...

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WHO: Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection: what’s new

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 2:31 am

The 2015 guidelines includes 10 new recommendations to improve the quality and efficiency of services to people living with HIV. Implementation of the recommendations in these guidelines on universal eligibility for ART will mean that more people will start ART ...

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Key populations make the change: four years Bridging the Gaps. Results Report Bridging the Gaps (2011-2015)

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:51 am

At its inception in 2011, Bridging the Gaps was one of the first programmes of this scale to focus on investing in the health and rights of key populations. Now four years later, a strong alliance that interlinks three key ...

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State of the World Population 2015

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:47 am

Shelter From The Storm – A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world More than 100 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance—more than at any time since the end of the Second World War. Among ...

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JIAS Special Issue: Sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:46 am

The contributions in this Supplement from researchers, clinicians, programme managers, policy makers, and women living with HIV demands an important appreciation that the field of sexual and reproductive health and human rights for women living with HIV is complex on ...

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Children & AIDS: Statistical Update

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:44 am

At World AIDS Day 2015, UNICEF issued the Children & AIDS statistical update: http://childrenandaids.org/situation

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On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:41 am

Within the pages of this World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, are more than 50 examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up ...

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