Research on structural change to prevent HIV
Social forces drive the HIV epidemic and block prevention efforts. STRIVE partners investigate how structural factors create vulnerability and what programmes work to tackle them.
- News15 February 2017 What do we know about HIV stigma and rights-based prevention? Sephy Valuks
- News15 February 2017 Challenging gender norms in the Mumbai slums Shweta Bankar & Sephy Valuks
- Client-perpetrated and husband-perpetrated violence among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: HIV/STI risk across personal and work contexts In India, 2.4 million people are estimated to be living with HIV. While HIV prevalence is 0.25% among women in India, the prevalence among female sex workers (FSW) has been estimated at 5% and as high as 55% in select regions. The southern Indian...
- The Impact of Alcohol Use and Related Disorders on the HIV Continuum of Care: a Systematic Review Alcohol use is prevalent globally with numerous negative consequences to human health, including HIV progression, in people living with HIV (PLH). The HIV continuum of care, or treatment cascade, represents a sequence of targets for intervention...
- Friendship networks and HIV risk among young women in South Africa Friends could be an important influence on young women’s risk of acquiring HIV; they serve as a channel for dominant norms about gender and sexuality and are the social contacts through which young women form sexual partnerships. Research from other...
- Transactional Sex in Sub-Saharan Africa: Meaning, Measurements and Implications for HIV Prevention - Kirsten Stoebenau and Joyce Wamoyi In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) ages 15 - 24 are at high risk of HIV. Within SSA, AGYW have at least twice the risk of infection as their male counterparts and account for over forty percent of new infections...
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