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How AIDS changed everything — MDG6: 15 years, 15 lessons of hope from the AIDS response

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UNAIDS

In these UNAIDS report are valuable insights and ground-breaking and heart-warming experiences from the innovative and exciting work that partners, communities and countries have done and are doing in the AIDS response. There are also heart-breaking stories about the challenges that still remain...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Epidemiology, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Sexual and reproductive health, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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When women lead, change happens

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UNAIDS

More women are accessing antiretroviral therapy than men, transferring the benefits of their good health to their families and economies. When young women are empowered and have their rights fulfilled, HIV prevalence falls, there are fewer unintended pregnancies, fewer maternal deaths and fewer...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Epidemiology, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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Women who use drugs

Women who injects drugs: A review of their risks, experiences and needs

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Reference Group to the United Nations on HIV and Injecting Drug Use

Women who inject drugs have substantially different needs and face higher risks of disease and violence than do men who inject drugs. Given this difference, it is surprising that much of the literature on injecting drug users (IDU) does not distinguish between men and women when discussing...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Reproductive health, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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Women who inject drugs and HIV: Addressing specific needs. Policy Brief

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

This policy brief aims to promote the realization of gender equality and human rights in terms of an effective harm reduction response to HIV for women who inject drugs in community and prison settings. It outlines a framework to achieve that goal which focuses on improving the availability,...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Global, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Policy, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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UNODC WWID

Addressing the specific needs of women who inject drugs. Practical guide for service providers on gender-responsive HIV services

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Practical Guide offers suggestions for mainstreaming gender into existing services for people who inject drugs. At the same time, it acknowledges that, in some settings, women require services provided separately from or in addition to services targeting men. The main purposes of this Practical...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Sustaining the human rights response to HIV

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UNAIDS

The human rights response to HIV, largely implemented by civil society, has been crucial to the HIV response, but it appears that the funding for this work is insufficient and may be threatened further. Based on these concerns—and with the support of the Ford Foundation—UNAIDS commissioned...

Tags: LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Sex workers, Women, Global, Human rights, Universal access
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Executive summary: How AIDS changed everything — MDG6: 15 years, 15 lessons of hope from the AIDS response

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UNAIDS

This is an executive summary of UNAIDS report "How AIDS changed everything". It contains valuable insights and ground-breaking and heart-warming experiences from the innovative and exciting work that partners, communities and countries have done and are doing in the AIDS response. There are also...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Sex workers, Women, Global, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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On the Fast-Track to end AIDS

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UNAIDS

The UNAIDS 2016–2021 Strategy is a bold call to action to get on the Fast-Track and reach people being left behind. It is an urgent call to front-load investments. It is a call to reach the ...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Global, Advocacy, Capacity building, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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