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.
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Understanding the masculinities, gender norms and intimate partner violence affecting the female sex workers of northern Karnataka
Existing norms – male dominance, infidelity, violence as a legitimate form of discipline – increase sex workers’ risk of contracting HIV while in intimate relationships.
Community mobilisation and empowerment of female sex workers in Karnataka State, South India
A series of behavioural-biological surveys in 2008 and 2011 in four districts of Karnataka found that mobilising female sex workers is central to effective HIV prevention p
Women’s land ownership and risk of HIV infection in Kenya
Theory predicts that land ownership empowers women to avoid HIV acquisition by reducing their reliance on risky survival sex and enhancing their ability to negotiate safer
Is there scope for cost savings and efficiency gains in HIV services?
The general efficiency of HIV services must be improved if core interventions are to be successfully scaled up in environments where resources are scarce.
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