Everyone deserves to live free of violence: How HIV and GBV service integration can improve lives and effectively address twin epidemics

Robyn Dayton, Technical Advisor, LINKAGES Betty Alvarez, Consultant, FHI 360 This blog post was original published here on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence. Click here to read this post in Spanish. In the Dominican Republic, one of the questions most faced by public health officials, law enforcement and civil society is how to address gender-based …

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Linking HIV-positive key population members to treatment: Burundi’s five secrets to success

Written by Aubrey Weber, Technical Officer, FHI 360; Tiffany Lillie, Senior Technical Advisor, LINKAGES; Dorica Boyee, Technical Advisor, LINKAGES; & Dismas Gashobotse, Project Manager, LINKAGES Burundi The USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project first started working in Burundi in August 2016 to reduce HIV transmission among key populations — sex workers, men who have sex with …

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An interview with Lady Ponce, peer navigator for MSM and transgender people living with HIV in Cote d’Ivoire

Lady Ponce is a peer navigator for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people living with HIV. In the following interview, learn about the peer navigator programme introduced by the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project in Côte d'Ivoire. This interview was first featured on Differentiated Service Delivery's website. Can you tell us about the peer navigator …

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New evidence from gender-based violence research among key populations can inform HIV programming

Written by Aubrey Weber, Technical Officer, FHI 360; Emily Evens, Scientist, FHI 360; & Michele Lanham, Technical Officer, FHI 360 This blog post was first featured on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence website. Female sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, and transgender (trans) women – collectively referred to …

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“Because of how you are”: Using participatory research to understand violence against transgender women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Written by Kathleen Shears, Science Writer, FHI 360, and Michele Lanham, Technical Officer, FHI 360 This blog post was first featured on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence blog. To put the challenge of violence against transgender (trans) women in perspective, consider this estimate: the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights reports that in Latin America and the …

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