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CLAC's Resource Library contains many resources on key populations. To make a general search, add your keywords to the Search box Submit resourceslocated in the upper left corner of the website. For a more detailed search that yields fewer (and more relevant) results, use the various search filters on this page. To start, choose a topic from the dropdown menus below to generate a list of those resources — then use the other filters to narrow your results. After you have generated a list of resources, you may select specific resources by clicking on the headline/title of that reource. Indiviudual resource pages offer you the option to browse similar resources by searching key population, language, theme, and keyword tags. We welcome your contributions!  

 

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Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) Gender Strategy Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) Gender Strategy
Type of content Program guidance

This resource explains the rationale and the process for implementing the gender strategy for the Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) project. It is divided into four sections: background on the LINKAGES project and the need for gender integration in HIV programming for key populations; guidance on gender integration in U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) programming; project priorities and tools for gender integration; and monitoring and evaluating gender-integrated HIV programming in the project.

Success Story-Acceleration Success Story-Acceleration
Type of content Program guidance, Reports

This compendium of success stories focuses on how the LINKAGES project's acceleration initiative introduced key technical interventions and supported their implementation and scale up at the country level for key populations HIV programming.

PACTE-VIH Replication Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Implementing HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming with Key Populations in West Africa PACTE-VIH Replication Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Implementing HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming with Key Populations in West Africa
Type of content Program guidance

To address critical gaps in key population programming in West Africa, USAID paired with FHI 360 to develop PACTE-VIH, with the goal of creating "a replicable project that reaches key populations with HIV and STI testing while reducing stigma by creating an enabling environment for MSM and FSWs in Burkina Faso and Togo." PACTE-VIH is a five-year agreement with two sub-partners in Togo, and 10 sub-partners in Burkina Faso.

The Nexus of Gender and HIV among Sex Workers in Kenya The Nexus of Gender and HIV among Sex Workers in Kenya

This brief was developed to encourage and inform gender-integrated HIV prevention, care, and treatment programming for sex workers in Kenya. It can be used by individuals and organizations that deliver services to sex workers; those participating in program design and monitoring and evaluation; and decision makers and funders supporting the programs. It is one in a series of briefs on the Nexus of Gender and HIV among key populations most affected by HIV: men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who inject drugs. Information relevant to individuals who are members of multiple populations can be found across the series.

The Nexus of Gender and HIV among Transgender People in Kenya The Nexus of Gender and HIV among Transgender People in Kenya

This brief was developed to encourage and inform gender-integrated HIV prevention, care, and treatment programming for transgender people in Kenya. It can be used by individuals and organizations that deliver services to transgender people; those participating in program design and monitoring and evaluation; and decision makers and funders supporting the programs. It is one in a series of briefs on the Nexus of Gender and HIV among key populations most affected by HIV: men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who inject drugs. Information relevant to individuals who are members of multiple populations can be found across the series.

TRANSIT: Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programmes with Transgender People TRANSIT: Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programmes with Transgender People
Type of content Training, Program guidance

This tool contains practical advice on implementing HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) programmes with transgender people and is based on recommendations in the Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations, published in 2014 by the World Health Organization. Topics covered include community empowerment and human rights, addressing violence, stigma and discrimination, and delivering trans-competent services, especially for HIV and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.

Gender & Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public Health and HIV Programs Gender & Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public Health and HIV Programs
Type of content Training, Program guidance

This version of the Gender & Sexual Diversity Training curriculum was developed specifically for PEPFAR staff and their country-level implementing partners to help country programs understand and address the needs of gender and sexual minority communities in the context of HIV programming, U.S. workplace policy on non-discrimination, and through a human rights lens. 

A slide deck that accompanies this resource. 

Gender & Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public Health and HIV Programs (Slide Deck) Gender & Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public Health and HIV Programs (Slide Deck)
Type of content Training, Program guidance

This slide deck to the Gender & Sexual Diversity Training curriculum was developed specifically for PEPFAR staff and their country-level implementing partners to help country programs understand and address the needs of gender and sexual minority communities in the context of HIV programming, U.S. workplace policy on non-discrimination, and through a human rights lens. The guide was developed by the USAID- and PEPFAR-funded Health Policy Project, in coordination with a U.S. Government inter-agency team made up of members of the PEPFAR Key Populations Working Group and the PEPFAR Gender Technical Working Group.

HIV and Young Transgender People: Technical Brief HIV and Young Transgender People: Technical Brief
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

This brief, one of four in a series, aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes, and support for young transgender people.

HIV Programmes for Sex Workers: Lessons and Challenges for Developing and Delivering Programmes HIV Programmes for Sex Workers: Lessons and Challenges for Developing and Delivering Programmes
Type of content Research, Reports

Based on the wider collection of papers, this article presents three major clusters of recommendations: 

  1. HIV programmes focused on sex workers should be prioritised, developed and implemented based on robust evidence.
  2. National political will and increased funding are needed to increase coverage of effective sex worker HIV prevention programmes in low- and middle-income countries.
  3. 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.
Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: Africa Regional Report Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: Africa Regional Report
Type of content Research, Program guidance, Reports

This report documents good practices for sex worker-led organisations in four African countries, including Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda.

Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: Latin America Regional Report Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: Latin America Regional Report
Type of content Research, Program guidance, Reports

This document summarizes the process for conducting the documenting of good practices led by sex workers. Initiation, planning and delivery of work took place between June and December 2013. This documentation of good practices in HIV programming for sex workers includes access to treatment and other priority issues that need to be addressed in each region.

Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: North America and the Caribbean Regional Report Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming: North America and the Caribbean Regional Report
Type of content Research, Program guidance, Reports

This document summarises the experience of sex workers through examples of best practices that serve to share the development of politically influential tools; to strengthen sex workers’ group efforts to become effectively involved in the development of policies and programmes that help to amplify their voices both at regional and international levels. It also documents the access of sex workers to treatment, as well as the impact of HIV programmes which fail to include a human rights-based approach, such as highly coercive or mandatory HIV programmes, as well as the lack of access to affordable and effective treatment for HIV and STIs.

Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM: Financing and Implementation of HIV Programs Targeting MSM Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM: Financing and Implementation of HIV Programs Targeting MSM
Type of content

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.

 Practice in Sex Worker-led HIV Programming: Africa Regional Report Practice in Sex Worker-led HIV Programming: Africa Regional Report
Type of content Reports

This report documents good practices for sex worker-led organisations in four African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, and South Africa.

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