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- DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2013This is a policy resource guide developed to build the capacities of ILO constituents in approaches that facilitate transitions to formality. Previous work has shown that the move out of informality requires approaches that are targeted, comprehensive and inter-disciplinary.DocumentUNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2015This brief describes the pathways through which social protection contributes to HIV prevention, particularly in addressing the social, economic and structural drivers of HIV in adolescents.DocumentJournal of the International AIDS Society, 2013Cash transfers programmes are increasingly being recognised for their potential to reduce poverty and achieve other social goals, such as improved health and education. Evidence from Malawi and Tanzania suggests that cash transfers can impact HIV-related behaviours and outcomes and, therefore, could serve as an important component of HIV prevention efforts.DocumentRoutledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2016Cash transfer programmes have recently emerged as promising interventions for HIV prevention among adolescents in Africa. However, the precise mechanisms through which risk reduction occurs are not well understood.Document
Is Violence against Women Preventable? Findings from the SASA! Study summarized for general audiencesRaising Voices, 2015This report showcases the findings from the SASA! study, a cluster randomized control trial (RCT) of a community mobilization intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda.Document2008SASA! is a comprehensive and user-friendly program tool to help organizations, institutions, and groups interested in mobilizing communities to prevent violence against women and HIVDocument
An Assessment of the Outpatient HIV/AIDS Treatment Package Provided by the Philippine Health Insurance CorporationPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013The Philippines is one of the few countries where the prevalence of HIV/AIDS remains relatively small. However, recent data show that while other countries have shown a decrease in the incidence rate for this disease, the Philippines has experienced a 25 percent increase in incidence rate for HIV infection.DocumentRaising Voices, 2008SASA! is a community mobilisation intervention developed in Uganda to prevent VAW and HIV/AIDS. SASA! is an evidenced-based methodology that takes a gender relational approach by working at multiple social levels with a range of stakeholders.Document
A cluster randomized-controlled trial of a community mobilization intervention to change gender norms and reduce HIV risk in rural South Africa - Sonke Gender JusticeBMC Public Health, 2015This paper describes the intervention design and implementation and presents the baseline findings of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of a two-year, theory-based community-mobilisation intervention that aimed to change gender norms and reduce HIV risk in rural Mpumalanga province, South Africa.Document
Mobilising and mediating global medicine and health citizenship: the politics of AIDS knowledge production in rural South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2009The paper investigates the ways in which global health messages and forms of health citizenship are mediated by AIDS activists in rural South Africa. It focuses on how international health agencies and NGOs engage with local communities through AIDS prevention and treatment programmes.