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We assessed the relationship between distance to clinic and progression through the HIV care cascade. We have two key findings. First, distance matters but only for women. Second, for women, distance affected linkage to care, but was not associated with later transitions in the care cascade. It…

The 2018 International AIDS Conference called attention to men’s low uptake of HIV testing services (HTS) and the need for greater efforts to ensure men know their status and link to treatment if they test positive for HIV. As a first step to better understanding the barriers…

Project SOAR has synthesized its learnings to-date from integrating a gender lens into its implementation science research. Our gender analysis highlights findings from across studies that are:

The Population Council leads Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive—a UKAID-funded research programme to help end female genital…

The purpose of this Technical Brief is to assist Global Fund applicants in their efforts to include and expand programs to remove human rights and gender-related barriers to HIV prevention, diagnosis and treatment services. This Brief discusses the barriers these programs help to remove, the…

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was conceived to fill the urgent need for a woman-controlled HIV prevention method. However, biomedical technology alone will not alter the underlying gender inequalities that make women and girls vulnerable to HIV. This technical brief was developed by Michele…

Timely access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is vital to ensuring safe motherhood and reducing vertical transmission. Treatment guidance and programming has changed dramatically in recent years. While progress has been made in improving maternal health, more is needed, including efforts to…

June 27, 2016

The Go Girls! Toolkit contains a comprehensive set of research and program interventions designed to reduce girls' vulnerability to HIV. Field tested in Botswana, Malawi, and Mozambique, Go Girls! follows a socio-ecological approach to HIV prevention by working with communities, parents, schools…

The Uganda-based NGO Raising Voices has been exploring and experimenting with community-based primary prevention methodologies that seek to shift attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate violence against women. This article shares some of the lessons learned from this process in East Africa over…

This paper discusses the rationale for developing primary prevention programs on violence against women. It also discusses a conceptual framework and approach designed by Raising Voices to mobilize communities to prevent domestic violence. A case example from the Center for Domestic Violence…

This brief provides policymakers and programme implementers with evidence about the impact of gender dynamics on treatment access and adherence and the gender-related gaps in treatment research and programming. It also raises questions for implementation science in order, by 2020, to achieve the…

Understanding behavioral responses to changes in actual or perceived risk is important, because risk-reduction goals can be undermined by risk-compensating behavior. In this paper we examine the response to new information about the risk of HIV infection. Approximately 1200 circumcised (low risk…

This health policy analysis responds to a call for research into the process through which the interests of women who have sex with women (WSW) have been represented in South African HIV and AIDS policy considering the context of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as women’s…

This is the fifth in a Series of seven papers about HIV and sex workers.

Male sex workers who sell or exchange sex for money or goods encompass a…