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Recruiting the social contacts of patients with STI for HIV screening in Lilongwe, Malawi: process evaluation and assessment of acceptability

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Author
Nora E Rosenberg, Christopher C Stanley, Sarah E Rutstein, Naomi Bonongwe, Gift Kamanga, Audrey Pettifor, Clement Mapanje, Francis Martinson, Irving F Hoffman, William C Miller

Objectives: To explore acceptability of recruiting social contacts for HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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Sexual Minorities, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: A Trainer's Guide

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Author
Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA)

The purpose of this guide to raise awareness on sexual minorities, human rights, and HIV/AIDS, as well as to introduce the strategies and skills required to challenge stigma and discrimination towards sexual minorities. It is designed for the use of organisations involved in training on those issues. It will be used by trainers to conduct short workshops to teach people about the issues facing sexual minorities and what can be done to change their situation for the better.

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Making rights a reality – Gender awareness workshop

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Author
Amnesty International

This gender awareness pack contains over 24 hours of ready-to-use workshop material divided into two modules. It contains a total of eight detailed step-by-step session plans. Module One generates personal reflection and a deeper understanding on the construction of gender, and outlines the link between gender-based discrimination and violence against women. Module Two examines the place of women’s rights within the human rights framework, including the division between the private and the public spheres.

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The SASA! Activist Kit

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Author
Raising Voices

SASA! is a community mobilization programme developed by Raising Voices in Kampala, Uganda. The Activist Kit is a comprehensive toolkit based on extensive field testing. It is designed for individuals and communities to start working toward a balance of power between women and men.

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Handbook on effective police responses to violence against women

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Author
UNODC

Designed for first-responders such as the police, it explains the issue, provides an overview of relevant norms and standards, and gives guidance on how to intervene. In particular, it focuses on how to investigate acts of violence against women—a process that requires considerable sensitivity.

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Communication Skills in Working with Survivors of Gender-based Violence

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Author
Reproductive Health Response in Crises (RHRC) Consortium and Family Health International (FHI)

The manual includes a training outline, a list of materials needed, an in-depth training curriculum, and all transparencies, handouts, and activity sheets necessary to conduct a training. The training is designed so that all the materials used can be shared with participants at the end of the workshop, which will allow for subsequent trainings on topics relevant to their context.

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Implementing Stepping Stones: A Practical and Strategic Guide for Implementers, Planners and Policy Makers

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Author
Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD)

ACORD first started using Stepping Stones in some of its programmes in around the mid-90s. Despite the fact that Stepping Stones has been so widely used over so many years, no Guidelines on Implementation drawing on this extensive experience have to date been developed.

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Training Professionals in the Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence: A Planning Guide

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Author
Deborah Fisher, Karen S. Lang and Jocelyn Wheaton

The Guide is intended for use by state-level entities providing training to community based organizations (CBOs) or to other state-level entities as well as for CBOs providing training within their own organizations or to other professionals in their communities. The Guide can help plan, deliver, and evaluate trainings whether you initiate the trainings yourself or are asked by others to provide trainings.

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Change the Stigma Project

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The Change the stigma project was established in 2014 by Charles Jacobs. The first project will act as a platform/competition, “The Search For The Next Positive Hero South Africa 2015”, giving people living with HIV the opportunity to participate and compete to be the Next Positive Hero of South Africa.

Interactions between HIV positive people and those who might hold stigmatizing attitudes is an effective way of reducing stigma. People’s stories and peer education outreach programs are the most effective ways to combat the stigma. It has the added benefit of reducing HIV/AIDS.

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