This report presents selected case studies and maps to fast track the HIV response among sex workers.
The United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem in April 2016 provides a unique opportunity to review the impact of the existing international drug control system on the health and well-being of mankind. This UNAIDS Position Paper on UNGASS 2016 contains five policy recommendations, ten operational recommendations and the targets from the UNAIDS 2016-2020 Strategy.
HIV this month. Numéro 9. Septembre 2015 (pdf)
HIV this month. Numéro 10. Octobre 2015 (pdf)
The field of sexual and reproductive health and human rights for women living with HIV is complex on many levels, and women living with HIV form a very diverse community.
This report summerizes the desk review of Global Fund Concept Notes submitted by Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and Zimbabwe and assesses the inclusion of civil society and community groups' priorities in these concept notes. The results of the analysis reveal that there is wide variation in the degree to which concept notes include civil society priorities. Malawi’s concept note is by far the most responsive to civil society priorities (87%) and Zambia’s is the least (38%).
UNAIDS and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to Fast-Track access to HIV services by 2020. Under the partnership, UNAIDS and IPPF will support the delivery of high-impact HIV advocacy, prevention and treatment services, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2015/december/20151211_PR_IPPF
Treatment as prevention has mobilized new opportunities in preventing HIV transmission and has led to bold new UNAIDS targets in testing, treatment coverage and transmission reduction. These will require not only an increase in investment but also a deeper understanding of the dynamics of combining behavioural, biomedical and structural HIV prevention interventions. High-income countries are making substantial investments in combination HIV prevention, but is this investment leading to a deeper understanding of how to combine interventions?
Protection against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics in the EU – Comparative legal analysis – Update 2015
This report outlines trends and developments at national and EU level, focusing on access to and legal recognition of gender; non-discrimination in employment; freedom of expression and assembly; as well as freedom of movement, family reunification, and asylum, including international protection for LGBTI people and their family members. In addition, this report for the first time addresses in-depth the fundamental rights situation of intersex persons.
This clip shows the original Stepping Stones training workshop held in Buwenda, Uganda in 1994. It shows Stepping Stones enabled participants to discuss and re-enact their own problems and to go on to develop their own solutions. For learn more about Stepping Stones and to order Stepping Stones materials, visit steppingstonesfeedback.org.
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