GESTOS - UNGASS AIDS Forum-SRH, 2008
Netherlands / Policy: Linking sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV prevention is key says Dutch AIDS Ambassador Marijke Wijnroks
The Netherlands’ AIDS Ambassador Dr Marijke Wijnroks recently visited UNAIDS Secretariat to meet with Michel Sidibé UNAIDS Executive Director and senior management of the Joint Programme. We took the opportunity to ask Dr Wijnroks about her role as her country’s AIDS Ambassador, and discussed some of the key issues in the Dutch approach to the global issue of HIV. UNAIDS: Dr Wijnroks, you were appointed Dutch AIDS Ambassador in July 2009. What do you see as your role in the global response to HIV?
US government travel restrictions for sex workers mean that many of us will not be able, orwill not want to go to the IAC in Washington this year. The Sex Worker Freedom Festival is an alternative event for sex workers and our allies to protest our exclusion and ensure the voices of those excluded are heard in Washington.
Women's Meaningful Participation in the scale-up of Vertical Transmission Programmes
HIV vertical transmission: Building women's meaningful participation in the scale-up of prevention of vertical transmission programmes
The AIDS Legal Network (ALN), South Africa, and the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA), in partnership with a diversity of networks of women living with and affected by HIV, and women’s rights advocates from the sexual and reproductive health and rights movement, are pleased to share the briefing paper: Building women’s meaningful participation in the scale-up of prevention of vertical transmission programmes.pdf This paper emerges from the virtual consultation undertaken in late 2011, which sought to support the implementation of the Global Plan, with a particular foc
The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA) welcomes the United Nations Secretary General's report, "A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015".