Gender

Event
February 12, 2019

Join us for the OPTIONS webinar on the PrEP Communications Accelerator—an interactive tool that assists in the development of a de

News
February 5, 2019
Researchers borrow from behavioural economics to understand what women in sub-Saharan Africa really want from a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) product.
Resource
January 30, 2019

The Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS) was designed to use basic quality improvement practices to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV and increase child survival through improvements in (1) antiretroviral therapy uptake and retention among HIV-positive pregnant women and mothers, (2)

Blog
January 30, 2019

Young women who have sexual relationships with older men often are dealing with inequitable power dynamics, little capacity to negotiate safe sex or to refuse sex, and—therefore —a greater risk of acquiring HIV.

Resource
January 28, 2019
In our sixth issue, we have assembled 105 abstracts published from October through December 2018 that feature evidence from Botswana (4), Eswatini (5), Lesotho (2), Malawi (8), Mozambique (6), Namibia (2), South Africa (62), Tanzania (1), Zambia (12) and Zimbabwe (10).
Resource
January 25, 2019
There has been a notable expansion in routine health care in sub-Saharan Africa. While heath care is nominally free in many contexts, the time required to access services reflects an opportunity cost that may be substantial and highly gendered, reflecting the gendered nature of health care guidelines and patterns of use. The time costs of health care use, however, have rarely been systematically assessed at the population-level.
Event
January 24, 2019

In this webinar, experts will present on new data from interventions jointly addressing PrEP, relationship dynamics, and IPV in South Africa and Tanzania. 

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Resource
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.

Resource
January 8, 2019
There has been a notable expansion in routine health care in sub-Saharan Africa. While heath care is nominally free in many contexts, the time required to access services reflects an opportunity cost that may be substantial and highly gendered, reflecting the gendered nature of health care guidelines and patterns of use. The time costs of health care use, however, have rarely been systematically assessed at the population-level.
Resource
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.