The inter-connections between Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and HIV, as both a root cause and consequence of HIV, are now widely acknowledged both by the scientific community and development practitioners.
This 58-page report outlines research exploring sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV needs in migrant, mobile, and border populations in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), highlighting implications for HIV prevention programming in border areas.
Scientists should not only create knowledge to improve the HIV epidemic, they also have a duty to speak out about human rights abuses and ensure that access to effective, high quality HIV prevention, care and treatment programmes are unimpeded by laws, stigma and discrimination, experts in human
Ugandan women who have been subject to violence from a sexual partner are more likely than other women to go on to acquire HIV, according to a large, longitudinal study from the Rakai cohort, published in the May 15 issue of AIDS. Women who had experienced more severe forms of violence,
After decades during which the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” were rarely uttered in formal, intergovernmental meetings at the United Nations, a debate is unfolding at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.