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Case Study

Entrenched gender inequality is a major contributor to Swaziland's HIV prevalence rate, which in turn, hinders poverty reduction and national devel

Although many in Ecuador do not recognize the link between gender-based violence (GBV) and HIV, the Ministry of Public Health has made an effort to

In South Africa, men are increasingly rejecting wide-spread stereotypes of manhood by stepping forward to challenge gender roles that compromise th

In Kenya, the government's work against HIV is supplemented frequently by civil society organizations (CSOs). These organizations, however, are oft

A complex matrix of factors, such as low literacy, early sexual initiation, and limited economic opportunities, increases the vulnerability of wome

Gender inequality is a major contributor to men who have sex with men's (MSM) vulnerability to HIV. Understanding the gender dynamics of MSM, as we

Gender norms affect the behavior and life choices of both men and women. In Vietnam, these norms sometimes drive people into situations where they

Together, a support network plus access to legal and psychological support are essential components of HIV programming for most-at-risk populations

In Peru, where cultural norms emphasize women's subordination and the importance of masculinity, programs with a focus on gender—particularly those

Integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender norms is an increasingly important component of HIV programs. Howev

Programs focused on promoting gender equity and combating detrimental gender norms play a key role in HIV prevention. This case study (one of nine

Successful outreach to most-at-risk populations (MARPs) recognizes the sociocultural context and particularly the gendered norms in which MARPs liv

Integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender norms is an increasingly important component of HIV programs, including

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, a growing HIV epidemic fueled largely by commercial sex and injecting drug use threatens both countries. Working in a

Promising Practice

The One Man Can Campaign supports men and boys to take action to end domestic and sexual violence and to promote healthy, equi

HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Entry

Men who have sex with men (MSM) can be difficult to reach with HIV prevention messages and services, since many are secretive about their sexual ac

Transactional sex (TS) is the practice of exchanging sex for financial or lifestyle rewards. Distinct from formalized sex work, transactional sex i

Partner reduction is a prevention strategy focused on decreasing overall number of partners in order to lessen the risk of becoming infected with o

Many people are now aware that having multiple sexual partners increases their risk of contracting HIV. Fewer people are aware that having concurre

Technical Consultation Material

October 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa- This technical exchange brought together Gender Focal Points from PEPFAR country teams and headqua

May 2010, Washington, DC - At this consultation, country delegates along with invited research, program, and gender-based violence experts

Report

In 2012 and 2013, AIDSTAR-One piloted the South-to-South Technical Exchange on Integrating PEPFAR Gender Strategies: Framework and Toolkit in colla

A gender assessment was conducted in Kyrgyzstan to inform and guide the design and formulation of the PEPFAR/Central Asia Region gender strategy. T

While there is emerging literature on the gender-related needs of MARPs, how programs are addressing these needs or integrating gender strategies i

Despite increased understanding of the link between gender and HIV and, more recently, the value of using multiple gender strategies to mitigate wo

Spotlight

With recent epidemiology showing a continual rise in HIV rates among sex workers, Melissa Ditmore argues that now is time to develop holistic, eff

Technical Brief

HIV serodiscordant couples, in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative, are increasingly recognized as a priority for HIV

Although only 4 of the 12 Anglophone Caribbean countries publicly collect HIV prevalence data among men who have sex with men (MSM), in Jamaica,

While gender, poverty, and gender-based violence alone do not define HIV risk, they increase women’s vulnerability. Gender-responsive economic em

Gender inequity is a fundamental driver in the HIV epidemic, and integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender no

Tools and Curricula

AIDSTAR-One's “how-to” framework and related tools guide productive collaborations between technical assistance (TA) providers in gender & HIV

The K4Health Project IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit provides practical and hands-on how-to resources for gender integration and mainstreaming in

gender norms, integration, policy, toolkits

This compendium describes how 31 programs in Africa are using gender strategies to improve HIV services and reduce vulnerability to HIV infection.

Health Policy Initiative Document

This activity was designed to pilot a methodology and set of tools to identify key barriers to implementing programs under PEPFAR.

This report describes the HPI's work to facilitate policy dialogue among Ethiopian stakeholders to enable them to set priorities for work with men

This manual is intended to guide trainers facilitating sessions in constructive men's engagement in reproductive health.

This success story focuses on how the first-ever registered NGO for HIV-positive women in Mexico promotes empowerment and networking.

This brief provides an overview of the activities to combat gender-based violence (GBV) being implemented by the Health Policy Initiative in Tanzan

This document summarizes recommendations regarding policy and interventions targeted towards MSM and TG.

This tool guides users through a series of diagnostic steps to understand how particular groups of adolescent girls are put at risk of HIV infecti

This flyer describes USAID | Health Policy Initiative's tools and resources for combating gender-based violence.