Featured Women, HIV and Reproductive Choices

This factsheet highlights the links between HIV and women’s reproductive choices  and proposes integrated services as an effective way to meet women’s comprehensive and holistic sexual and reproductive health needs and rights throughout the life course. It includes case studies from The International HIV/AIDS Alliance, IPPF, Chasing Zero and Salamander Trust and was co- written … Continued

Women’s Economic Empowerment and HIV

The factsheet draws out connections between the disproportionate impact of HIV on women, gender inequality and economic empowerment. Using case studies from STOPAIDS members, the factsheet highlights the importance of meaningfully involving women, addressing structural barriers, transforming gender norms, closely involving the wider community, funding existing community groups to ensure sustainability.

Investing In Communities Achieves Results

Before the scale-up of the international response to the AIDS pandemic, community responses in developing countries played a crucial role in providing services and care for those affected. This study is the first comprehensive, mixed-method evaluation of the impact of that response. The evaluation finds that community response can be effective at increasing knowledge of … Continued

RAISE the bar

This document shows how addressing the need for family planning is integral to achieving Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6, especially in ensuring dual protection for the prevention of unintended pregnancy and HIV transmission, including vertical transmission; and also directly contributes to the achievement of MDGs 3, 4 and 5. (2012)

Value for Money for the community based response to HIV and AIDS

This meeting brought together experts on Value for Money (VfM) methodologies as well as donors and programme managers to debate and assess costing, measurement challenges and use of VfM data related to the community based response to HIV/AIDS. The aim was to structure these VfM discussions around the UNAIDS Strategic Investment Framework, with the emphasis … Continued