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Responding to the Safety and Security Needs of LGBTI Communities and Organisations: A situational analysis of Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Hivos 2013
The Safety and Security Project within Hivos’s (Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries) LGBTI Programme aims to ensure that LGBTI persons are able to live and work within safe communities without the fear of...
Research Methods and Visualisation Tools for Online LGBT Communities
P. Oosterhoff / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES] 2014
Field research among geographically dispersed communities is time-consuming and costly. When people are stigmatised, field research has additional ethical and logistical problems. In many countries lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgend...
Supporting Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex human rights defenders in the digital age
O'Clunaigh Dan / Feminist Africa 2013
The widespread diffusion of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) has empowered activists and minority communities to spread information, campaign, build communities and challenge injustice in new and powerful ways. The L...
Inclusion and Security of LGBTI Workers
RedR - Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief 2016
RedR UK and EISF hosted a workshop on Friday 22nd January 2016, exploring current practices and issues that international development and humanitarian organisations’ encounter when approaching the inclusion and security of both i...
India exclusion report 2013-14
Centre for Equity Studies 2014
By consolidating and generating knowledge around exclusion, the India Exclusion Report seeks to inform public opinion and debate on these issues, and to influence the political class and policy makers towards more inclusive, just and ...
Trafficking and the Conflation with Sex Work: Implications for HIV Control and Prevention
S. Shah / United Nations Development Programme 2012
The current dominant understanding of prostitution within some governments and within international organisations that provide policy guidance and recommendations to governments is based on the conceptual conflation of ‘human tr...
Sex Workers, Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation in Ethiopia
C. Overs / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
This case study explores economic, legal and social issues that affect sex workers, with a particular focus on the role of poverty in sex workers' lives and the potential for poverty alleviation policies and programmes to help lift as...
Is Scale-Up of Community Mobilisation among Sex Workers Really Possible in Complex Urban Environments? The Case of Mumbai, India.
A. Kongelf / PLoS ONE 2015
In the last decade, community mobilisation (CM) interventions targeting female sex workers (FSWs) have been scaled-up in India’s national response to the HIV epidemic. This included the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s ...
Map of Sex Work Law
Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
The interaction of law and poverty is a focus of the work on sex work of the Sexuality, Poverty and Law Programme of the Institute of Development Studies. As part of that work it has produced an online map of brief, accurate summaries...
Towards a Legal Framework that Promotes and Protect Sex Workers’ Health.
C. Overs; B. Loff / Health and Human Rights 2013
Complex combinations of law, policy, and enforcement practices determine sex workers vulnerability to HIV and rights abuses. We identify “lack of recognition as a person before the law” as an important but undocumented bar...
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