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First released during the 16th ICASA Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2011, this document offers practical advice on how best to engage MSM in epidemiologic studies and intervention research, including HIV prevention and treatment trials such as vaccines, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and combination approaches.
This brief is dedicated to understanding access to HIV services among MSM and the implications for strengthening the global HIV response.
This brief seeks to help policymakers and program implementers understand and address the HIV needs and human rights of sex workers.
This brief seeks to help policymakers and program implementers understand and address the HIV needs and human rights of people who inject drugs.
Released on International Human Rights Day, a disturbing and sobering report from MSMGF examines levels of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world, revealing a high frequency of brutal attacks across all regions. The report indicates that activists and HIV service providers are especially vulnerable, with attacks against community leaders resulting in interruptions to life-saving HIV services. The report underscores the urgent need for real, institutionalized protections for marginalized communities.
This toolkit specifically aims to address the capacity gaps identified at the ARASA knowledge-sharing and networking consultations. It provides user-friendly guidance, case studies, and tools specifically directed at strengthening and promoting advocacy towards the rights of LGBTI individuals in Southern and East Africa. The toolkit adopts a rights-based approach to SOGI rights advocacy, consistent with ARASA’s approach to all its work, and focuses on promoting universal access to SRHR services including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for LGBTI persons.
The Standard Operating Procedures in this document provide guidance on project management as well as behavioral, biomedical, and structural interventions necessary to provide quality services that would improve lives of female sex workers in Zambia, and provides the reader with the context for developing the strategy/activity as well as the structure, individual responsibilities, and monitoring plan.
The Blueprint is a document with far-reaching potential and applications in trans health and human rights in the region. The purpose of the Blueprint is to strengthen and enhance the policy-related, clinical, and public health responses for trans people in Asia and the Pacific.
123 peer-to-peer in-depth qualitative interviews with female, male and transgender sex workers and key informants was carried out in Indonesia (Jakarta), Myanmar (Yangon), Nepal (Kathmandu) and Sri Lanka (Colombo). “The research provides sound evidence that the violence that sex workers experience denies them their fundamental human rights and contributes to the spread of HIV,” said Meena Saraswathi Seshu, from Centre for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalisation, one of the co-authors of the report.
This tool supplements the World Health Organization Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations; it provides technical guidance to assist countries in planning and monitoring efforts to address HIV among key populations (KP), with specific guidance on monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the comprehensive package of interventions to address HIV among KP.
The Trans Sex Work briefing paper focuses on the issues and needs identified by trans sex workers (TSW) as disclosed in NSWP forums including an online questionnaire and face-to-face focus groups.
The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care published this issue brief on transgender women and PrEP, which examines the inclusion of transgender women in PrEP research and reviews the recent Lancet article about data from the iPrEx and OLE studies. It also addresses concerns related to feminizing hormones and PrEP efficacy.
A webcast of the LINKAGES Rights in Action Meeting on Data for Decision Making for Key Populations, which occurred on December 4, 2015. Rights in Action speeches revolved around ensuring access to HIV services for men who have sex with other men, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and transgender people.
This is a webcast that illustrates FHI 360's strategy for Risk-Based Segmentation for Strategic Behavioral Communication. The Aastha Project has been used to illustrate points throughout this webcast.
The 2015 guidelines published by the World Health Organization and UNAIDS make a strong case for public health systems to form strategic linkages with community-based health services. This represents a critical opportunity for community-based role players and service providers to collaborate within their communities and beyond to establish community-based comprehensive and resilient systems for health.