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Applying a Gender Lens in HIV Programming for Key Populations in Ghana
Applying a Gender Lens in HIV Programming for Key Populations in Ghana

Key populations and people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana routinely experience various forms of abuse — including sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), discrimination, stigma, and human rights violations — simply because of their sexual orientation or sex-related profession. Men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSWs) are especially likely to experience such abuses — alongside threats, coercion, arbitrary restraint, andeconomic deprivation — because their behavior does not conform to what society considers acceptable roles for men and women.

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Media type: Document
Year of publication: 2016
Language: English
Key population: MSM, PLHIV, Sex Workers, Cross Kap

Strengthening community capacity through the provision of peer-led technical support.