Gender-based violence

News
October 9, 2020

Sex workers continue to demand decriminilisation, saying outdated lawscontribute to their abuse at the hands of police, and discrimination in society.

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December 14, 2019
A training curriculum published by WHO to provide healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills that they need to know how to best help women who are living with violence.
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November 4, 2019
Adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 24 years have some of the highest HIV incidence rates globally, with girls two to four times more likely to be living with HIV than their male peers. High levels of intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by this age group is a significant risk factor for HIV acquisition. While behavioural interventions to prevent IPV and HIV in southern Africa have seen some success in reducing self-reported experiences of IPV, these interventions have largely failed to achieve similar outcomes for young women.
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April 12, 2019
This cross sectional survey conducted among 2,042 postnatal women attending six public primary health care clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe investigated whether a history of child physical and sexual abuse is associated with HIV infection.
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April 12, 2019
Men's relatively low rates of HIV testing has been termed the 'HIV blind spot' and recently declared by UNAIDS as a top priority. This study uses data from five nationally representative Demographic and Health Surveys in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe to explore factors associated with men's lifetime HIV testing.
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February 12, 2019

This report presents the preliminary findings from an ongoing project undertaken by 4Children that seeks to identify key opportunities to incorporate violence prevention and response interventions within priority PEPFAR Program Areas at clinical and community levels.

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January 8, 2019

Despite many achievements, stigma, discrimination, gender inequality, violence and other human rights violations continue to make people vulnerable to the epidemic and hinder access to HIV services.

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January 8, 2019

Despite progress in many aspects of the global HIV response, women - particularly adolescent girls and young women - continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV.

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January 4, 2019

Infographic showing that violence and HIV are mutually reinforcing epidemics. 

Event
November 28, 2018

This two-part webinar series will share the findings from formative research (Part 1) and intervention research (Part 2) on the important topic of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as presented by the Microbicide Product Introduction Initiative (MPii)