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Centro de Colaboração em Saúde (CCS), Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC), Namati Moçambique,
As pessoas vivendo com HIV/SIDA (PVHIV) vêm muitas vezes os seus direitos humanos violados devido ao estigma e discriminação associado a doença e as barreiras ligadas ao sistema de saúde que incluem, por exemplo, atendimento sem cortesia e falta de confidencialidade e privacidade. Estas violações impedem a prevenção, o diagnostico e o tratamento do HIV…
UNAIDS’ Global Update for 2019 takes stock of the state of HIV epidemic around the world, including the advancements that have been made and the challenges that remain. (Namati’s Right to Health work is highlighted on pages 134-136).
This guide has been developed to support implementers to plan, roll out and scale up effective, evidence-informed programs to remove human rights-related barriers to HIV services. (A case study about Namati’s Right to Health program is found on page 71)
This educational booklet provides readers with information about Mozambican Ministry of Health policies around the diagnosis, care, and treatment of HIV and helps them to identify and resolve barriers to services.
Open Society Foundations,
For criminalized populations such as drug users, sex workers, and men who have sex with men, difficulties with the legal system impose a substantial barrier to HIV prevention and treatment. In multiple countries, HIV prevention programs have documented police harassment at methadone and needle exchange sites, prosecution for possession of sterile injection paraphernalia, and detention or police questioning as…
Sofia Gruskin, Kelly Safreed-Harmon, Tamar Ezer, Anne Gathumbi, Jonathan Cohen, Patricia Kameri-Mbote,
In Kenya, human rights violations have a marked impact on the health of people living with HIV. Integrating legal literacy and legal services into healthcare appears to be an effective strategy to empower vulnerable groups and address underlying determinants of health. Legal empowerment programmes have the potential to promote accountability, reduce stigma and discrimination and contribute…
Susana Fried, Brianna Harrison, Kelly Starcevich, Corinne Whitaker, Tiana O'Konek,
Maternal, mortality, and morbidity (MMM) and HIV represent interlinked challenges arising from common causes, magnifying their respective impacts and producing related consequences. Accordingly, an integrated response will lead to the most effective approach for both. Shared structural drivers include gender inequality; gender-based violence (including sexual violence); economic disempowerment; and stigma and discrimination in access to…
This resource provides case studies that depict the plight of various women in Uganda struggling with land rights and HIV/AIDS and how UGANET approaches their cases.
This resource provides a variety of mediation case studies related to gender-based violence and domestic abuse for rural families in Uganda based on the work of UGANET.
Judith Chikonde Foundation,
This training by the Judith Chikonde Foundation (JCF) is designed for Mupambe Community Based Paralegal in comprehensive HIV and AIDS Information and Gender Based Violence (GBV). Completion of this training will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to apply an Evidence-Based Approach to Social and Behavior Change Communication. Learning Objectives At the end of…
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