Through Bullets and Bombs to Reach Health Care

Written by Cecilia Amaral, Global Health Corps Fellow, IntraHealth International, and Carol Bales, Senior Communications & Advocacy Officer, IntraHealth International This blog post was originally featured on IntraHealth International’s VITAL blog.   In conflict areas around the world, health workers like Patrick in South Sudan continue to risk their lives to do their jobs. “There …

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Early Lessons from South Africa’s Rollout of Oral PrEP to Sex Workers

This blog has been reposted from Prepwatch.org; the original posting can be found here. Contributed by Neeraja Bhavaraju and Daniela Uribe from FSG, a member of the OPTIONS Consortium. In June 2016, South Africa’s National Department of Health began making oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) available to sex workers. This represented the first time that any …

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Commission on the Status of Women & Transgender Women

Written by Beyonce Karungi, Executive Director, Transgender Equality Uganda The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the largest international gathering of governments and civil society dedicated to developing an agenda that promotes progress for women and girls. Each year, the UN brings together women and girls from all over the world to discuss issues that affect women from all …

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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) exists to uphold the voice of sex workers globally and connect regional networks advocating for the rights of female, male, and transgender sex workers. NSWP represents 264 sex-worker-led organizations in 79 countries. Globally, sex workers of all genders face physical, psychological, and sexual violence. Gender-based violence against …

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Comprehensive violence-response services in the Dominican Republic: A spotlight on CEPROSH

LINKAGES would like to thank the clinical staff members of CEPROSH, the police chief, and the key population members in Puerto Plata who contributed to this interview. LINKAGES has the privilege of working with many incredible community-based organizations throughout the world that offer violence-response services to key populations. Below is an interview with The Centro …

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