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This document summarizes the findings of an exploratory study on coping strategies and life choices of couples in South Africa, Tanzania, and the Ukraine living in long-term serodiscordant relationships (i.e., couples in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other partner HIV-negative) undertaken by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), and funded by World Health Organization (WHO).
This technical brief is designed for people who are planning to respond to the needs of transgender people for the very first time. The audience may include transgender community members; staff of donor agencies; health workers; academics including researchers and staff of training schools for doctors, nurses, counsellors and other health workers; carers; policy-makers; nongovernmental organization (NGO) and communitybased organization activists; lawyers; school teachers and administrators; and staff of police, military, immigration and other authorities.
Within the context of an uncontrolled epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sub-Saharan Africa and new attempts to scale-up MSM-targeted programming, this policy brief aims to address some of these gaps by examining current access to basic HIV prevention and treatment services among MSM in Sub-Saharan Africa. These findings combine the quantitative and qualitative data from the 2012 Global Men’s Health and Rights (GMHR) study, and interviews with LGBT-led CBOs across six countries.
Le présent document contient des recommandations techniques sur les interventions qui permettent de prévenir et de traiter efficacement le VIH et les autres IST chez les travailleuses du sexe et leurs clients. Ces recommandations s’adressent aux responsables nationaux de la santé publique et aux administrateurs des programmes de lutte contre le VIH/sida et les IST, aux organisations non gouvernementales, y compris les organisations communautaires et appartenant à la société civile, ainsi qu’aux agents de santé.
Published in 2013 by GNP+ and UNAIDS, the primary goals of Salud, Dignidad y Prevención Positivas (Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention) are to improve the dignity, quality, and length of life of people living with HIV.
Published in 2013 by GNP+ and UNAIDS, the primary goals of Santé positive dignite et prévention (Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention) are to improve the dignity, quality, and length of life of people living with HIV.
Intended as a primer for MSM advocates and service providers, this series covers key interventions and frameworks that have been central to the current global dialogues on HIV prevention, treatment and care. Topics were identified and prioritized based on results of the MSMGF's 2010 Global Men’s Health and Rights study (GMHR), which surveyed more than 5,000 MSM worldwide regarding access to and knowledge of the current spectrum of HIV prevention strategies.
This guidance document published in 2011 by PEPFAR is a response to the urgent need to strengthen and expand HIV prevention for MSM and their partners and to improve MSM’s ability to access HIV care and treatment.
Since the beginning of the epidemic sex workers have experienced a heightened burden of HIV.
The 2012 report follows the passing of a 2009 law by the Delhi High Court that decriminalized private consensual sex between adults. The report highlights how transphobia has permeated different structures of Indian society, family, and institutions, robbing transgenders of their human dignity. It documents the number of murders and extra-judicial killings of transgender women human rights defenders in Latin America, whose deaths remain uninvestigated by government agencies.
This 2012 map, produced by the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) group, provides an overview of the human rights situation of trans persons in different parts of the world and develops useful data and advocacy tools for international institutions, human rights organizations, the trans movement and the general public. It is a comparative, ongoing qualitative-quantitative research project conducted by TGEU’s TvT team in close cooperation with 18 partner organizations and numerous trans activists and researchers in all six world regions.
Understanding the perspectives and/ or experiences of women living with HIV regarding Option B+ in Uganda and Malawi is a report was produced by Rebekah Webb Consulting in partnership with ICW and GNP+. The consultants were Rebekah Webb and Marta Monteso Cullel. This report was coordinated by Amy Hsieh, with support from Adam Garner, Georgina Caswell and Sonia Haerizadeh. We would like to thank those who participated in the focus group discussions for their contribution to this study.
This policy brief examines HIV risk factors and access to services among YMSM using data from the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)’s 2012 Global Men’s Health and
Rights survey (2012 GMHR). The brief concludes with a set of recommendations for addressing the global HIV epidemic among YMSM.