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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.
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.
This report provides examples of the capacity-strengthening activities employed by the mentors and their impact on five grantee partner organizations, one from each of the regions in which the GMT Initiative provides support: Africa, the Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It also outlines variables that grassroots GMT organizations can use to measure their own organizational growth.
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.
NSWP hopes that this advocacy toolkit will highlight the harms associated with this approach of criminalisation, both in relation to the simplistic and crude understandings of sex work and of sex workers that are used to justify the law, and in relation to the direct outcomes of the resulting legal framework of criminalising the purchase of sex. In contrast to claims that the Swedish model is a necessary and effective approach in protecting women from violence and exploitation, sex workers in Sweden note worrying consequences of the law in terms of their safety and wellbeing.
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.
The Smart Sex Worker's Guide to The Global Fund is aimed at sex workers as a quick reference guide to help sex workers understand the Global Fund and its complex structures. The guide is helpful to sex worker organisations who are already receiving funding from the Global Fund as well as to those who hope to receive funding from the Fund in the future.
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 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.
This information brief describes how discriminatory attitudes, laws and practices, combined with inadequate legal protections, expose LGBTI of all ages and in all regions of the world to violations of their human rights.
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.
This document provides a new recommendation to support HTS by trained lay providers, considers the potential of HIV self-testing to increase access to and coverage of HIV testing, and outlines focused and strategic approaches to HTS that are needed to support the new UN 90 –90 –90 global HIV targets.
The majority of information on gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people can be found beginning on page 69.
Working Together is a guide to increase and improve the meaningful involvement of the community sector in all aspects of national AIDS responses. Meaningful involvement is about much more than community groups being invited to or included in meetings.