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This report draws on multiple sources that document the many ways in which communities are advancing the response to AIDS, and the evidence for the effectiveness of these responses. Core areas of community-based activities include advocacy, service provision, community based research and financing are illustrated by innovative examples of community-based actions.
Un grupo de trabajo internacional ha llenado un vacío de programación mundial con el lanzamiento de una herramienta de toma de decisiones ética probado y validado para su uso en las organizaciones basadas en la comunidad del VIH. La herramienta, llamada ' decisiones difíciles ', es el resultado de un riguroso proceso de tres años, y está diseñado para un empleado o compañero trabajador de apoyo para utilizar cuando se enfrentan a un dilema ético.
Un groupe de travail international a comblé une lacune de programmation globale avec la sortie d'un outil de prise de décision éthique testé et validé pour utilisation dans les organisations communautaires liés au VIH. L'outil, appelé 'décisions difficiles,' est le résultat d' un processus rigoureux de trois ans, et est conçu pour un travailleur de soutien employé ou pairs à utiliser lorsqu'ils sont confrontés à un dilemme éthique.
An international working group has filled a global programming gap with the release of a tested and validated ethical decision-making tool for use in community-based HIV organizations. The tool, called ‘Difficult Decisions’, is the result of a rigorous three-year process, and is designed for an employee or peer support worker to use when faced with an ethical dilemma.
This regional report evaluates both successful and failed economic empowerment programmes by sex worker-led organisations and non-sex worker-led organisations. The aim of the report was to document the lessons learnt and good practice examples to help build and strengthen the capacity of sex worker organisations working to promote the human rights of sex workers and to document sex worker-led responses in Africa.
The report details strategies used and outcomes achieved by five constituency-led global network organizations focused on key populations, providing numerous case study examples illustrating the concrete impact of advocacy at the global level.
This alert provides information and practical guidance for civil society organizations and key population networks on the updated country coordinating mechanism (CCM) Eligibility Requirements which came into effect January 1, 2015. The alert is also available in French, Russian, and Spanish.
Designed for peer educators/navigators and community activists, this fact sheet offers current information regarding acute HIV infection among gay men, other MSM, and trans individuals. It is available in English, French, and Spanish.
This technical brief is one in a series addressing four young key populations and is intended for policy-makers, donors, service-planners, service-providers and community- led organizations. The brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex.
Based on the wider collection of papers, this article presents three major clusters of recommendations:
- HIV programmes focused on sex workers should be prioritised, developed and implemented based on robust evidence.
- National political will and increased funding are needed to increase coverage of effective sex worker HIV prevention programmes in low- and middle-income countries.
- Comprehensive, integrated and rapidly evolving HIV programmes are needed to ensure equitable access to health services for individuals involved in all forms of sex work.
A comprehensive report on the AIDS response over the last 15 years. It includes lessons learned, challenges and gaps that remain, and actions for the future. The majority of information on gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people can be found in the "Key Populations" chapter, beginning on page 342.
Justice Programs for Public Health: A Good Practice Guide is a comprehensive tool both for justice organizations and funders interested in addressing pressing public health needs, and public health groups and funders that recognize justice is as critical to public health as medicine.
The purpose of this document is to assist those responsible for the continuum of HIV services to construct, analyze, and use the HIV cascade framework to improve HIV services by KPs and retention in those services. Intended audiences include ministries of health and other government agencies, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, HIV program managers, and researchers.
The Male Sex Work briefing paper focuses on the main issues faced by male sex workers (MSW) globally and highlights some of the advocacy and activism efforts by male sex worker communities that have challenged these issues. The paper is intended for those who make policy, design and implement programmes, and work directly with MSW in the hope of increasing awareness and understanding of the multiple realities and needs of this community.
This paper offers an overview and critique of mapping, population size estimates, and unique identifier codes and how they are used. Some of the threats associated with these practices, and the strategies that are used to keep people safe and data confidential and secure, are discussed.