Gender & HIV

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Sex workers continue to demand decriminilisation, saying outdated lawscontribute to their abuse at the hands of police, and discrimination in society.

News
June 12, 2020

A pivotal clinical trial to address a long-standing question about the relationship between hormonal contraceptive use and the risk of HIV acquisition has found no substantial difference in HIV risk among 7,829 African women who were randomly assigned to use one of three highly effective methods

Resource
May 18, 2020

The rise in the global female prison population, women’s unique vulnerabilities to HIV infection and insufficient provision and inequitable access to HIV services places the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in prisons high on the agenda of HIV prevention among key populations.

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May 13, 2020

This publication marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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May 13, 2020

This retrospective evaluation sought to understand the long-term impact of an extracurricular, school-based HIV prevention programme that leveraged off a mass media television "edutainment" series in South Africa.

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May 4, 2020

This study has two phases. It will be conducted in one site in CT only. Phase I is to enumerate interest in PrEP uptake among young South African women exposed to a culturally-appropriate social marketing campaign.

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May 4, 2020

Status

Ongoing

Phase

Demo Project

Objective

News
April 15, 2020

According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report on forced and coerced sterilisations in South Africa, the practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive women’s constitutionally enshrined rights, and highlights flaws in public health’s informed consent procedures.

News
December 18, 2019

Sofia Bandomia and her team in Portuguese-speaking Mozambique had long found it challenging to enroll men living with HIV in care and treatment. What she found 5,000 miles, 11 countries and a language away in Cote d’Ivoire changed that.

Resource
December 18, 2019
A qualitative research study exploring the role of masculinity in men’s engagement in the HIV care continuum in Côte d’Ivoire