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Key Population Activist Toolkit
Key Population Activist Toolkit

This toolkit focuses on preventing HIV among key populations – sex workers, people who inject drugs, transgender people, and gay men and other men who have sex with men. Globally, key populations are 10-24 times more at risk of contracting HIV than adults in the general population In 2015, infections among key populations accounted for 36% of all new infections. There are three main aims of this toolkit:

  • To equip community activists with the knowledge and skills that they need around PrEP, advocacy and community mobilization so that they are able to mobilize their communities to demand PrEP
  • To enable community PrEP activists to advocate with their governments and service providers to allow key populations access to PrEP services
  • To ensure that these services are provided in a manner that is affordable, appropriate to their needs, and addresses access barriers.
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Media type: Document
Year of publication: 2017
Language: English

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