Gender: review of main publications
GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGIES
In 2007, the Global Fund Board recognized the importance of addressing gender issues in the fight against the three diseases, placing a particular focus on the vulnerabilities of women and girls and “sexual minorities”.
This strategy states that these groups face challenges in being able to access or benefit from Global Fund grants. They have limited access to the decision-making bodies of the Global Fund and they also face social and structural barriers to the realization of their health and rights.
The document outlines concrete actions that the Global Fund can take to address the vulnerabilities and the needs of men who have sex with men, transgender peoples and sex workers in the fight against the three diseases.
6. Focus on Women and Girls: informational leaflet
The HIV epidemic can only be ended by achieving more gender equality – and removing gender-based causes of the disease.
This document describes the main aspects of gender inequality in relation to women and girls and the influence of this situation on the development of the epidemics, main achievements and plans.
7. Addressing gender inequalities and strengthening responses for women and girls: information note
EKHN has announced an open Request for Proposals for 2019 Small Grants Program “GENDER and HIV”Eurasian Key Populations Health Network (EKHN) invites proposals from Balkans, Eastern European and Central Asian (BEECA) civil society organizations scaling up access to gender oriented, sensitive and/or transformative HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond gender gap in HIV epidemic for TRANSGENDER (TG) communities. Post […] Read more
HIV & WOMEN 2019The 9th edition International Workshop on HIV & Women, which will be held on 2 – 3 March 2019 in Seattle, WA, USA. Post Views: 0 Read more
Regional Platform – EECA
This web-resource is a part of new regional communication and coordination project “Regional Civil Society and Community Support, Coordination and Communication Platform - EECA”, implemented by Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA).