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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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Experiences of Gender-based Violence among Female Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex with Men, and Transgender Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Qualitative Study to Inform HIV Programming Experiences of Gender-based Violence among Female Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex with Men, and Transgender Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Qualitative Study to Inform HIV Programming
Type of content Research, Reports

Female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender women—collectively referred to as key populations—are disproportionately affected by gender-based violence and HIV, yet little is known about the violence they face, its gender-based origins, and responses to gender-based violence. The purpose of this study was to understand the nature and consequences of gender-based violence experienced, to inform HIV policies and programming and to help protect key populations’ human rights. 

Investigación para la acción: comprensión de las experiencias de violencia basada en género y respuesta para mejorar programas de VIH Investigación para la acción: comprensión de las experiencias de violencia basada en género y respuesta para mejorar programas de VIH
Type of content Success story, Research, Reports

De 2015 a 2017, el proyecto LINKAGES, el PNUD y la Universidad de las Indias Occidentales colaboraron con hombres homosexuales y otros hombres que tienen sexo con hombres, trabajadoras sexuales y mujeres transgénero en El Salvador, Haití, Trinidad y Tobago y Barbados. llevar a cabo investigaciones participativas sobre la violencia de género (VBG) y el VIH. Se capacitó a miembros clave de la población como recolectores de datos y se realizaron 278 entrevistas estructuradas con pares. Esta historia de éxito, que también está disponible en francés y español, destaca los hallazgos del estudio y describe cómo LINKAGES, el PNUD y los socios locales han utilizado la investigación para abordar la VBG dentro de las políticas y la programación de prestación de servicios para el VIH.

Recherche pour l’action : Comprendre les expe’riences de violence base’e sur le genre et la re’ponse pour ame’liorer les programmes de lutte contre le VIH Recherche pour l’action : Comprendre les expe’riences de violence base’e sur le genre et la re’ponse pour ame’liorer les programmes de lutte contre le VIH
Type of content Success story, Research, Reports

De 2015 à 2017, le projet LINKAGES, le PNUD et l'Université des Indes occidentales ont collaboré avec des homosexuels et d'autres hommes ayant des rapports sexuels avec des hommes, des prostituées et des femmes transgenres au Salvador, en Haïti, à Trinité-et-Tobago et à la Barbade. mener des recherches participatives sur la violence sexiste et le VIH. Les membres de la population clé ont été formés comme collecteurs de données et ont mené 278 entretiens structurés avec des pairs. Cet exemple de réussite, qui est également disponible en anglais et en espagnol, met en évidence les résultats de l'étude et décrit comment LINKAGES, le PNUD et les partenaires locaux ont utilisé la recherche pour traiter la violence liée à l'appartenance sexuelle dans les politiques et programmes de prestation de services liés au VIH.

Research for Action: Understanding Gender-Based Violence Experiences and Response to Improve HIV Programming Research for Action: Understanding Gender-Based Violence Experiences and Response to Improve HIV Programming (August 2019 update)
Type of content Success story, Research, Reports

From 2015 to 2017, the LINKAGES project, UNDP, and the University of the West Indies collaborated with gay men and other men who have sex with men, female sex workers, and transgender women in El Salvador, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, and Barbados to conduct participatory research on gender-based violence (GBV) and HIV. Key population members were trained as data collectors and conducted 278 structured interviews with peers. This success story, which is also available in French and Spanish, highlights study findings and describes how LINKAGES, UNDP, and local partners have used the research to address GBV within HIV service delivery policies and programming.

'We’re Going to Leave You for Last, Because of How You Are': Transgender Women’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Healthcare, Education, and Police Encounters in Latin America and the Caribbean 'We’re Going to Leave You for Last, Because of How You Are': Transgender Women’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Healthcare, Education, and Police Encounters in Latin America and the Caribbean
Type of content Research, Reports

Trans women conducted 74 structured interviews with other trans women in El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and Haiti in 2016. We conducted qualitative applied thematic analysis to understand the nature and consequences of GBV and transphobia and descriptive quantitative analysis to identify the proportion who experienced GBV in each context.

Gender-based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: El Salvador Country Report Gender-based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: El Salvador Country Report
Type of content Research, Reports

This report, which is also available in Spanish, presents high-quality evidence on the nature of violence experienced by female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender women in El Salvador and proposes recommendations to inform HIV service delivery policies and programming by making it more responsive to the needs of key population victims of violence. It is one in a series of country reports on violence, key populations, and HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Gender-Based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: Haiti Country Report Gender-Based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: Haiti Country Report
Type of content Research, Reports

This report presents high-quality evidence on the nature of violence experienced by female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender women in Haiti and proposes recommendations to inform HIV service delivery policies and programming by making it more responsive to the needs of key population victims of violence. It is one in a series of country reports on violence, key populations, and HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Gender-based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Country Report Gender-based Violence, HIV, and Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Country Report
Type of content Research, Reports

This report presents high-quality evidence on the nature of violence experienced by female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender women in Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados and proposes recommendations to inform HIV service delivery policies and programming by making it more responsive to the needs of key population victims of violence. It is one in a series of country reports on violence, key populations, and HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean.

HIV Programming to Meet the Needs of Female Sex Workers and Men Who Have Sex with Men Who Are Survivors of Violence: Community-based Solutions in Cameroon HIV Programming to Meet the Needs of Female Sex Workers and Men Who Have Sex with Men Who Are Survivors of Violence: Community-based Solutions in Cameroon
Type of content Reports

This technical report describes the steps taken by the CHAMP project, the LINKAGES project, and community-based organizations to integrate violence response into HIV programming with and for key populations in Cameroon and shares key lessons learned from this collaborative, community-based process.

Unity in Diversity: Achievements, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned from the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks Unity in Diversity: Achievements, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned from the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks
Type of content Research, Reports, Advocacy

This case study is about the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks (the Consortium), a groundbreaking collaboration of global and regional networks by and for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people. It describes the Consortium’s achievements, good practices and lessons learned, with a focus on its most recent work. The case study is framed around eight key achievements from the Consortium’s action on HIV, sexual health and human rights.

Violencia basada en género, VIH y poblaciones clave en América Latina y el Caribe: Informe de país de El Salvador Violencia basada en género, VIH y poblaciones clave en América Latina y el Caribe: Informe de país de El Salvador
Type of content Research, Reports

Este informe presenta evidencia de alta calidad sobre la naturaleza de la violencia experimentada por trabajadoras sexuales, hombres que tienen sexo con hombres y mujeres transgénero en El Salvador y propone recomendaciones para informar las políticas y programación de entrega de servicios de VIH haciéndola más receptiva a las necesidades de la población clave víctimas de la violencia. Es uno de una serie de informes de países sobre violencia, poblaciones clave y VIH en América Latina y el Caribe.

‘‘We’re Going to Leave You for Last, Because of How You Are’’: Transgender Women’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Healthcare, Education, and Police Encounters in Latin America and the Caribbean ‘‘We’re Going to Leave You for Last, Because of How You Are’’: Transgender Women’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Healthcare, Education, and Police Encounters in Latin America and the Caribbean
Type of content Research, Reports

Transgender (trans) women experience gender-based violence (GBV) throughout their lives, which impedes their access to services and contributes to poor health outcomes and quality of life. To inform policies and health programs, trans women worked with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- and President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-supported LINKAGES project, the United Nations Development Programme, The University of the West Indies, and local organizations to document experiences of GBV and transphobia in healthcare, education, and police encounters. 

Community-led Consultative Think Tank Meeting on PrEP Access and Use Community-led Consultative Think Tank Meeting on PrEP Access and Use
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

To discuss key considerations of PrEP implementation across key population groups, and develop strategies and solutions on community-led KP demand creation, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) hosted a global community-led consultation on PrEP. The two-day event brought together more than 45 participants from 20 different countries representing civil society, key populations, governments, and technical expert groups. Open discussions and working groups focused on key considerations of PrEP implementation across key population groups, and the development of innovative strategies to create better access to PrEP for communities.

LINKAGES Acceleration of Country Success Stories LINKAGES Success Story Acceleration

This document is a compendium of success stories, focusing 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.

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.

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