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Policy Brief on HIV Criminalization

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European HIV Legal Forum

Despite the progress of scientic evidence and recent positive developments in practice of investigations and prosecutions in some European countries, HIV-criminalization remains a key issue both for PLHIV and prevention measures across Europe. According to data from HIV Justice Network , 18...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy
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2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course. Missed targets have resulted in 3.5 million more HIV infections and 820 000 more AIDS-related deaths since 2015 than if the...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Tourists / travellers, Women, Youth, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Ageing with HIV, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, HIV and labor, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Reproductive health, Research, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Universal access, Viral hepatitis, Work and HIV
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Policy Demands: The impact of COVID-19 on sex workers in Europe and Central Asia and recommendations for Policy Makers 2020

Policy Demands: The impact of COVID-19 on sex workers in Europe and Central Asia and recommendations for Policy Makers

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International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE)

The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE), a network of more than 100 organisations supporting sex workers has published its demands to European...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations
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Femifesto 2020

Femifesto in Support of Sex Workers’ Rights

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info@sexworkeurope.org

The signatories of this online manifesto, who are women’s rights, feminist, and sex workers’ rights organisations and collectives, express support for sex workers’ self-determination and the recognition of sex work as work. With women’s rights, reproductive rights and gender equality threatened...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Gender, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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2019 Global AIDS Update

Global AIDS update 2019: Communities at the centre

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UNAIDS

Defending rights, breaking barriers, reaching people with HIV services

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Youth, Global, Epidemiology, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation
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Nothing about us without us SWAN Guide 2019

Nothing about us without us!

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Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)

A brief guide on meaningful involvement of sex workers and their organisations in Central-Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA).

This brief guide builds on the recommendations formulated by the global sex worker movement and aims to provide law and policy makers, researchers, and civil...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Sex workers, Central Asia, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Capacity building, Human rights, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health
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SUMMARY OF THE PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION

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HA-REACT

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis. Here you can find a summary of the periodic technical report of HA-REACT.

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, HIV and labor, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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HIV Positive Detainees and Access to Social Rights

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Centre for Life

This paper is based on the outcomes of a study conducted by the Social and the Legal Department of Center for Life from March 2016 until December 2016 at the following detention centers: • Detainees’ Hospital of Korydallos • Women’s Department of the Korydallos Detention Center • Detention...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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2021 World AIDS Day report — Unequal, unprepared, under threat: why bold action against inequalities is needed to end AIDS, stop COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics

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UNAIDS

In this report the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) issues a stark warning.  Progress against AIDS, which was already off track, is now under even greater strain as the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage, disrupting HIV prevention and treatment services, schooling, violence-...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Stigma and discrimination
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eswa mental health

Sex Work & Mental Health: Overview of factors impacting sex workers' mental health and access to services in Europe and Central Asia

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The European Sex Workers' Rights Alliance

This briefing paper was developed as part of the pilot program aimed at supporting the mental health of sex workers. With the support of ILGA-Europe, ICRSE (now ESWA) offered a series of workshops and events to give sex...

Tags: Migrants, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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