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16 ideas for addressing violence against women in the context of the HIV epidemic: A programming tool
About the tool
The programming tool provides evidence-summaries for 16 programming approaches for preventing and responding to violence against women in the context of the HIV epidemic.
The tool is aimed at
policy-makers;
managers of national HIV programmes from relevant line ministries;
donors;
national and international nongovernmental organizations and community-based organizations;
UN agencies and programmes;and
institutions conducting intervention research and providing technical support for violence against women and HIV programmes.
Four areas where changes needs to happen
empowerment of women through integrated, multi-sectoral approaches;
transforming social and cultural norms related to gender;
integrating violence against women and HIV services; and
promoting and implementing laws and policies related to violence against women, gender equality and HIV
A key feature of this tool is an inter-active programming wheel that summarizes the 16 ideas and the core values that must guide all programming on violence against women.
(From WHO/UNAIDS)

16 ideas for addressing violence against women in the
context of the HIV epidemic: A programming tool

About the tool

The programming tool provides evidence-summaries for 16 programming approaches for preventing and responding to violence against women in the context of the HIV epidemic.

The tool is aimed at

  • policy-makers;
  • managers of national HIV programmes from relevant line ministries;
  • donors;
  • national and international nongovernmental organizations and community-based organizations;
  • UN agencies and programmes;and
  • institutions conducting intervention research and providing technical support for violence against women and HIV programmes.

Four areas where changes needs to happen

  • empowerment of women through integrated, multi-sectoral approaches;
  • transforming social and cultural norms related to gender;
  • integrating violence against women and HIV services; and
  • promoting and implementing laws and policies related to violence against women, gender equality and HIV

A key feature of this tool is an inter-active programming wheel that summarizes the 16 ideas and the core values that must guide all programming on violence against women.

(From WHO/UNAIDS)

Today is World AIDS Day
UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries as countries approach the 1000 day deadline to achieve global AIDS targets
 In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally.
(From UNAIDS)

Today is World AIDS Day

UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries as countries approach the 1000 day deadline to achieve global AIDS targets

In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally.

(From UNAIDS)

UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries as countries approach the 1000 day deadline to achieve global AIDS targets
 In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally.
(From UNAIDS)

UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries as countries approach the 1000 day deadline to achieve global AIDS targets

In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally.

(From UNAIDS)

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via UNAIDS

UNAIDS Releases its 2010 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic.

http://www.unaids.org/globalreport/default.htm