How do we close the gap between the people moving forward and the people being left behind? This is the question this report sets out to answer as it aims to provide data, as well as information and analysis on the people being left behind.
This briefing focuses on a new way to prevent HIV known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). It argues that PrEP raises important challenges in the context of female sex work, outlines these challenges and provides a number of recommendations.
This report explores how evidence and human rights based laws can transform the global AIDS response. It presents an evidence base on human rights and legal issues relating to HIV.
This paper reviews South Africa's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) policies, with a special focus on the SRHR of HIV positive women. It aims to identify gaps in the current policies and examine their imacts. The paper reviews past and present advocacy strategies around SRHR in order to to identify successful examples, challenges and gaps.
This white paper argues that renewing the engagement of religious leaders and people of faith is essential to the progress and long-term success of the sexual and reproductive health and justice movement.
This report demonstrates the relationship between sexual health, human rights and the law. It shows how governments can support sexual health through legal and other mechanisms that are consistent with human rights standards and their own human rights obligations.
This paper looks at laws criminalizing same sex behavior or identity among consenting adults, including laws criminalizing what has been termed 'homosexual propaganda'. It looks at countries including Uganda, Kenya and others. It references research that counters recruitment and conversion arguments.
This systematic review covers how laws and policies govern young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV information and services in the Asia and Pacific region, as well as the ability of service providers to ensure these services are available and accessible to young people. It highlights examples of laws, policies and practices that are supportive of the rights of young people to access services and includes the views and experiences of young people. The report concludes with recommendations to create an enabling environment for young people.
- This case study presents five examples of the violation of sexual and reproductive health rights of women living with HIV, and explores the underlying causes and dynamics.
- The review presents a number of key recommendations for South African activists, the South African government, and international donors such as measures to harmonise existing policies to fit the needs of women living with HIV
- Establish and institutionalise rights-based training for health care workers and to institute redress mechanisms for women whose rights have been violated
This case study presents five examples of the violation of sexual and reproductive health rights of women living with HIV, and explores the underlying causes and dynamics.
This project maps and consilidates existing laws, policies and jurisprudence around the world related to human rights, sexuality and sexual health.
This guide is designed to assist organisations in South Asia on advocacy priorities to address the legal and policy barriers that prevent MSM and transgender people from enjoying the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.