Advocacy and human rights

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August 5, 2015

Angola’s HIV prevalence is 2.3%, and nearly 60% of those living with HIV are women. The link between HIV and gender is now widely acknowledged within the development community.

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July 29, 2015

Human Rights Count! is a programme initiated and led by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) to document HIV-related human rights violations against people living with HIV as a result of their HIV positive status.

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July 8, 2015

n high-prevalence countries of sub-Saharan Africa, the scale-up of HIV treatment appears to have resulted in a lessening of stigmatising attitudes in the general population, according to an analysis published online by the American Journal of Public Health.

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June 23, 2015

Background: Inequitable gender-based power in relationships and intimate partner violence contribute to persistently high rates of HIV infection among South African women.

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May 4, 2015

Education on sexuality and HIV can help adolescents develop the capacity for healthy, respectful relationships and protect themselves from unwanted and unsafe sex, unintended pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections.

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April 22, 2015

Tanzania’s strategic AIDS plan recognizes the impact of the country’s epidemic on people who inject drugs, as well as on other criminalized populations, including men who have sex with men, and people involved in sex work.

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April 21, 2015

Health workforce leaders may not be aware of the ways in which gender discrimination impedes efforts to develop, efficiently deploy, and fairly compensate their workforce.

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December 9, 2014

Access to clean water and basic toilets is an essential but neglected part of managing living with HIV, new research by international development organisations WaterAid and SAfAIDS has found.