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- DocumentInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2015This 12-page case study discusses the experience of a peer education project in Ethiopia, which trained young people who sell sex to reach out to their peers and lead sexual and reproductive health and rights sessions, supported by trained nurses and a referral system for services.DocumentInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2015"Link Up’s experience in Uganda demonstrates the success empowered young people living with HIV can have in achieving greater access to SRHR and HIV services for their peers. Building a strong team of peer educators who were visible and proud of their work proved the foundation for service provision in the project.”DocumentSonke Gender Justice Network, 2016This three part package of materials comprising of a handbook, workshop manual, and toolkit, are designed to support community mobilisation activities around the issue of treatment as prevention.DocumentSonke Gender Justice Network, 2016South Africa has amongst the highest levels of domestic violence and rape of any country in the world. Research conducted by the Medical Research Council in 2004 shows that every six hours, a woman is killed by her intimate partner. This is the highest rate recorded anywhere in the world.DocumentSonke Gender Justice Network, 2015Specifically aimed at females between the ages of 18-24 years-old, this training manual was produced to guide a series of training sessions which were designed to empower young women. Part of a Sonke Gender Justice project implemented in South Africa, the four one-day long training sessions, are meant to:Document
Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: a mass media campaign to motivate couples to communicate effectively for HIV-free householdsEngenderHealth, 2014Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: A Mass Media Campaign to Motivate Couples to Communicate Effectively for HIV-Free Households"As a result of the campaign, couples were motivated to communicate about health, and men and women were more likely to seek reproductive health services together."DocumentKenya National AIDS and STI Control Programme, 2015This case study discusses how media can play a positive role in promoting voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as part of HIV prevention efforts, or can fuel fears and discourage VMMC through sensationalist, inaccurate, or negative coverage.OrganisationThe Kenyan National AIDS and STI’s Control Programme (NASCOP) was established in 1987 to spearhead the Ministry of Health’s interventions on the fight against HIV/AIDS.Document
Findings from the SASA! Study: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial To Assess the Impact of a Community Mobilization Intervention To Prevent Violence Against Women and Reduce HIV risk in Kampala, UgandaBMC Medicine, 2016The need for HIV prevention efforts to more explicitly incorporate program elements to address gender inequality and violence has been repeatedly articulated, and the elimination of sexual and gender-based violence has been identified by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) as being one of the core pillars of HIV prevention.Document
A Kenyan newspaper analysis of the limitations of voluntary medical male circumcision and the importance of sustained condom useBMC Public Health, 2015This analysis of Kenyan media treatment of condom use has the objectives of: (1) investigating promotion messages in a popular online newspaper to determine how the limitations of male circumcision are represented, and whether condom use is still being promoted; and (2) gaining insight into popular understandings of the limitations of this new procedure through newspaper reader comments.