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Achievements with Media to Create an Enabling Environment for KP Interventions in Togo and Burkina Faso Achievements with Media to Create an Enabling Environment for KP Interventions in Togo and Burkina Faso
Type of content Program guidance

The Regional HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care project, known in west Africa as PACTE-VIH, addresses the critical gaps in programming for key populations — specifically female sex workers and their clients, and men who have sex with men — across west Africa. As part of project closeout (July 2017), PACTE-VIH developed an "insight" series of lessons learned throughout five years of implementation. This resource highlights the importance, lessons learned, and tips for replicating activities to engage media in HIV programming with key populations.

Community Guide: The Decriminalisation of Third Parties Community Guide: The Decriminalisation of Third Parties
Type of content Advocacy

The global sex workers’ rights movement calls for ‘third parties’ because it recognises the diversity of relationships that exist between sex workers and others in the organisation and facilitation of sex work. The term ‘third party’ can include a range of individuals, including but not limited to, managers, brothel keepers, receptionists, maids, drivers, landlords, hotels who rent rooms to sex workers, and anyone else who is seen as facilitating sex work

Global Fund Quarterly Updated: March 2017 (NSWP) Global Fund Quarterly Update: March 2017 (NSWP)
Type of content

Updated news regarding the global fund and sex workers, including transition for sex workers in countries who will not be eligible for funding through the Global Fund in the future; selection of Global Fund Board Leadership; and the search for the new Executive Director.

Only Rights Can Stop the Wrongs. Briefing note: US Global Gag Rule Expansion Only Rights Can Stop the Wrongs. Briefing note: US Global Gag Rule Expansion
Type of content Advocacy

Briefing on the expansion of the 'Mexico City Policy.' On 13 January 2017, the US President announced the reintroduction and expansion of the ‘Mexico City Policy’, also known as the Global Gag Rule, a policy that bans awarding US global health funds to non-governmental organisations working outside of the US that perform, actively give information about, or promote the decriminalisation of abortion. On 15 May 2017, the United States Administration held a press briefing to launch the expanded ‘Mexico City Policy’, which the new administration has renamed
‘Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Plan’.

The Smart Sex Worker's Guide to the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022: Investing to End Epidemics The Smart Sex Worker's Guide to the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022: Investing to End Epidemics
Type of content Training, Program guidance, Advocacy

This ‘Smart Sex Worker’s Guide’ is a reference to help sex worker organisations inform and design programmes they want included in their national Funding Request.This Guide describes the key points of the Global Fund Strategy, looks at what they mean for sex workers, and explores the opportunities for sex work organisations to use the strategy to strengthen sex workers’ capacity to engage in Global Fund processes and influence sex worker programmes funded through the Global Fund.

Success Story: Champions for Positive Living Encourage Sex Workers to Begin or Restart Treatment Success Story: Champions for Positive Living Encourage Sex Workers to Begin or Restart Treatment
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

In partnership with with the Associação Solidariedade Cristã e Ajuda Mútua (ASCAM), a civil society organization in the capital of Luanda, the LINKAGES team has worked to overcome challenges to follow up with sex workers who test positive for HIV and may be in need of beginning or restarting antiretroviral treatment. To resolve this challenge and boost follow-up, the LINKAGES team and ASCAM implemented two different strategies.

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.

Difficult Decisions: A Tool for Care Workers (Spanish) Decisiones Difíciles: Una Herramienta para Proveedores de Apoyo para la Salud o Servicios Sociales
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

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.

Décisions difficiles: Un outil pour la prise de décisions éthiques à l’intention des personnes aidantes Décisions difficiles: Un outil pour la prise de décisions éthiques à l’intention des personnes aidantes
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

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.

Difficulot Decisions: A Tool for Care Workers Difficult Decisions: A Tool for Care Workers
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

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.

Economic Empowerment Programmes for Sex Workers: Africa Regional Report Economic Empowerment Programmes for Sex Workers: Africa Regional Report
Type of content Research, Reports, Advocacy

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.  

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.
Mapping and Population Size Estimates of Sex Workers Mapping and Population Size Estimates of Sex Workers
Type of content Declarations

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.

National Standards for Peer Education and Outreach for HIV Prevention and Care among Key Populations: Mozambique National Standards for Peer Education and Outreach for HIV Prevention and Care among Key Populations: Mozambique
Type of content Training, Program guidance

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and minimum standards will support the design and implementation of quality HIV interventions in Mozambique. The SOPs and minimum standards will standardize and quantify the intervention package and define the services and ensure uniformity of terms, definitions and systems.

Research for Sex Work, Issue 14: Sex Work is Work Research for Sex Work, Issue 14: Sex Work is Work
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

This issue ncludes: Editorial, Sex Worker Politics and the Term ‘Sex Work’, Beyond Sex Work as Work, The German Prostitution Law: An Example of the ‘Legalisation of Sex Work’ Support for Sex Workers as Occupational Support? , Criminal, Victim, or Worker, United States Organising, Sex Workers Talk About Occupational Health in New York City. The Influence of Time to Negotiate on Control in Sex Worker-Client Interactions, and Report on Experience: Decriminalised Sex Work and Occupational Health and Safety in New Zealand.

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