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.
- News05 January 2017 Friendship networks and HIV risk among young women in South Africa Sephy Valuks
- News16 December 2016 Transactional Sex in Sub-Saharan Africa: Meaning, Measurements and Implications for HIV Prevention Sephy Valuks
- Cost-Effectiveness Thresholds in Global Health: Taking a Multisectoral Perspective Good health is a function of a range of biological, environmental, behavioral, and social factors. The consumption of quality health care services is only a part of how good health is produced. Although few would argue with this, the economic...
- Age-disparate sex and HIV risk for young women from 2002 to 2012 in South Africa Age-disparate sex has long been considered a factor that increases HIV risk for young women in South Africa. However, recent studies from specific regions in South Africa have found conflicting evidence. Few studies have assessed the association...
- Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence: Stakeholders Meeting Report Intimate partner violence (IPV) causes suffering, disempowers women, promotes male dominance, breaks national laws and is associated with increased HIV risk. A great many stakeholders stand to gain from evidence on how to reduce IPV effectively.
- Maisha: Microfinance and gender training to reduce violence against women This brochure highlights the impact and cost-effectiveness of the Maisha study, a specific intervention to reduce intimate partner violence. It is available in English and Swahili.