Quality of life (QoL) is an essential issue for all people, regardless of whether they are living with HIV or not. This factsheet is intended to be used as a good practice guide for STOPAIDS members and the wider international development sector. The paper takes a whole-life-course approach and highlights best-practice case studies from across … Continued
The Factsheet explores how STOPAIDS members, allies and partners are leading by example in their efforts to couple the advancement of the HIV response with the achievement of UHC. It identifies six key thematic building blocks of the HIV response which we believe will also underpin UHC. Within these we analyse the lessons from the … Continued
Since we first started in 1986, STOPAIDS has advocated for a human rights-based approach to ending AIDS. We have particularly focused on promoting the human rights of key population groups who are disproportionately impacted by HIV – including sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender people and people who use drugs. In this … Continued
This paper explains the interconnections between certain Sustainable Development Goal targets, human rights laws, and HIV. Ending AIDS is now part of a broader health goal within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Those who are committed to ending the AIDS epidemic realise that a purely medical response is not effective. The AIDS response must also … Continued
The Factsheet highlights the intersectional forms of discrimination, abuse and violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, actual and perceived HIV status, socioeconomic status, race age and/or other diversities diminish the ability of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals to realise their human rights, including their right to health care. It also … Continued
In this consensus paper, STOPAIDS members call for an ambitious framework including an outcomes focussed health goal and targets aiming to end all HIV related deaths, prevent any new HIV infections, and eradicate all stigma and discrimination by 2030.
Entitled “Increasing DFID’s contribution to Addressing HIV among key populations” and building on our earlier critique of DFID’s position paper on HIV and AIDS, the report makes a series of recommendations about how STOPAIDS members believe DFID can work more effectively to advance the rights of communities who are disproportionately affected by AIDS, notably men who … Continued
This factsheet explores harm reduction, effective interventions and outlines recommendations for the UK government. Harm reduction aims to reduce the health and social harms associated with drug use through a range of interventions and has been shown to be cost effective in preventing HIV infection among people who inject drugs.