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How do we close the gap between the people moving forward and the people being left behind? Similar to the Global report, the goal of the Gap Report is to provide the best possible data and to give information and analysis on the people being left behind.
HIV prevention efforts are being scaled up globally, to target sex workers as a key affected population in the HIV response. The voices and experiences of sex workers living with HIV are too often rendered invisible: this means that the additional needs and rights of sex workers living with HIV are often overlooked in forums that support the rights of general populations of people living with HIV. This paper sets out the demands of positive sex workers articulated by sex workers themselves.
This short film is being used as a webcast for India Learning Network-Bridge Project's e-learning initiative and will help you to acquire better understanding of the clinical components for service delivery for most-at-risk-populations. The film was originally produced by Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society, India for educational purposes.
This tool, commonly abbreviated as 'SWIT,' is the product of collaboration among sex workers, service providers, researchers, government officials, and NGOs from around the world. Its development was guided by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, NSWP, the World Bank, and development partners from the US, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of this tool is to describe approaches and principles to building programmes. The summary (policy brief) is also available.
This policy brief, commonly abbreviated as 'SWIT,' is the product of collaboration among sex workers, service providers, researchers, government officials, and NGOs from around the world. Its development was guided by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, NSWP, the World Bank, and development partners from the US, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of this tool is to describe approaches and principles to building programmes.
This report provides a comprehensive analysis to date of HIV-related funding and programming for MSM in six Southern African countries (Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabawe and Swaziland). The report also suggests actionable steps to improve the HIV response among MSM.
This webcast showcases University of Manitoba's community mobilization component of an STI/HIV intervention with sex workers. It includes basic steps, the process of community leadership, the stages involved, strategies, and making of an action plan, The webcast ends with suggested reading materials.
Micro planning is a tool that facilitates a peer educator’s individual level planning and follow-up of prevention service uptake, based on individual risk, vulnerability and profile of target group and their stake holders.
This webcast has been developed by India Learning Network-Bridge Project for the purpose of education alone as part of its e-learning program.The film will help you acquire better understanding of the violence and harassment women who are sex workers face and the mechanisms that can be put in place in the country response, to address it. We thank the team from Capacity Building at Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, India for support.
The report provides a comprehensive analysis to date of HIV-related funding and programming for MSM. The report also suggests actionable steps to improve the HIV response among MSM. A careful examination of MSM-related policies through donor and multilateral agencies reveals improved efforts but persistently inadequate investments and limited accountability for better results.
El kit de herramientas GLAM proporciona antecedentes sobre la situación del acceso lubricante en América Latina y las estrategias para la sociedad civil para asegurar el abastecimiento sostenible de seguro, lubricante compatible con preservativo.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective in preventing HIV transmission. Oral PrEP has been evaluated in gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender women, heterosexual men and women and people who inject drugs. This guidance is intended to complement WHO recommendations (2012) and support the optimal use of oral PrEP to protect individuals and contribute to ending the AIDS epidemic.
The objective of this document is to provide technical recommendations on effective interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs among sex workers and their clients. The guidelines are designed for use by national public health officials and managers of HIV/AIDS and STI programmes, nongovernmental organizations including community and civil society organizations, and health workers.
This issue of research for sex work reflects a small shift. Here, HIV and sex work don't mean an array of epidemiologically oriented studies, but the frame for critiques of and questions about policy, laws, and programmes. Articles not written by sex workers themselves base their conclusions on what sex workers say. Here, no one tells sex workers how to run their lives.
The GLAM Toolkit provides background on the status of lubricant access in Africa and strategies for civil society to secure sustainable supplies of safe, condom-compatible lube.