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Diverse, Resilient, Powerful. Intersectional Activism Toolkit for Sex Workers and Allies

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

To mark the 2018 International Women’s Day, ICRSE published the final element of its Intersection Series: ‘Intersectional Activism Toolkit for Sex Workers and Allies’....

Tags: LGBTI, Migrants, Sex workers, Women, WHO European region, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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Right to Health

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UNAIDS

This report from UNAIDS, Right to health, highlights that the people most marginalized in society and most affected by HIV are still facing major challenges in accessing the health and social services they urgently need. However, the report also gives innovative examples of how...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, LGBTI, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, Women, Youth, Global, Epidemiology, Gender, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH  EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

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OptTEST

This policy brief calls for increasing early HIV diagnosis by implementing Provider-initiated HIV testing when individuals with ICs present to health care settings and strengthening PITC in other health care settings for key populations. The policy brief first examines the policy context and...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, 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-), Sex workers, Youth, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Removing sex work regulations in Greece

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about removing sex work regulations (Greece). Author: Power, L. (2017)....

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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What types of legal and regulatory barriers are common and how do they damage access?

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. This Tip Sheet describes common legal and regulatory barriers and how they restrict access. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also at...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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Conference program "HIV in Eastern Europe - an undetected epidemy?"

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Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS, Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

The countries of the former Soviet Union are one of the few regions in the world where new HIV infections continue to grow. At the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation, the number of officially registered people living with HIV reached one million. Two-thirds of new infections in Europe occur...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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AIDS by the numbers 2015

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UNAIDS

The world has halted and reversed the spread of HIV. The epidemic has been forced into decline. New HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen dramatically since the peak of the epidemic. Now the response is going one step further—ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Epidemiology
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