Sexuality Education: a 10-country review of school curricula in East and Southern Africa

This regional ten-country curriculum scan was jointly commissioned by UNESCO, UNFPA and UNICEF for the HIV Prevention Working Group of the Regional AIDS Team in East and Southern Africa (RATESA). The scans were commissioned as part of an inter-agency programme aimed at supporting countries in the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region to improve the… Read more

Towards Zero Infections – Two Years On. A Review of the UK’s Position Paper on HIV in the developing world.

Two years on from the 2011 HIV Position Paper, DFID is making substantial progress against its expected results. Treatment related commitments have already been achieved, and the remaining targets set out in the HIV position paper are largely on track to be met by 2015. A consultation was held to: understand available evidence and reflect… Read more

Impact of two vulnerability reduction strategies on HIV risk reduction among female sex workers

Training female sex workers (FSW) in alternative income generation has emerged as an innovative HIV/AIDS prevention strategy. This new report published by KHPT focuses on a range of interlinking community mobilisation strategies. The study demonstrates the impact of two vulnerability reduction strategies on HIV risk among female sex workers: Collectivisation Participation in savings activities The report argues… Read more

A global HIV stigma reduction framework adapted and implemented in five settings in India

This summary report presents key findings from ICRW’s evaluation study in five settings. India’s National AIDS Control Programme (NACO) recognises stigma as a key driver of HIV infection and a barrier to treatment. To inform the latest national plan, and with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has:… Read more

The evolving HIV epidemic & discourse

STRIVE Research Director Charlotte Watts presented a general overview of the HIV epidemic’s evolution at a workshop hosted by DFID with the AIDS Consortium, to review the UK government Position Paper on AIDS, Towards Zero Infections. The presentation answers key questions: What are the implications for HIV of the global economic context? How has HIV financing been… Read more

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