Transactional sex among young women in rural South Africa: prevalence, mediators and association with HIV infection

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This paper presents data on the prevalence of self-reported engagement in transactional sex (TS) and explores whether TS is associated with increased risk of HIV infection.

Maisha -- Life

Maisha means "life" in Swahili. Everyone wants to live happily with their families - violence between partners is bad for relationships and health. Specifically, intimate partner violence (IPV) is known to increase the risk of HIV infection.

This video outlines a programme in Mwanza, Tanzania to reduce IPV and thus reduce the risk of multiple health harms including HIV. Key steps in the project:

1. Researchers find out more about the problem

RESCHEDULED! Knowledge into action: Alliance building for alcohol policy change – Learning Lab, 4 October 2016

Join us for a free webinar on 4 October 2016 at 1pm.

Join us for a free webinar on 4 October 2016 at 1pm.

HIV-related stigma and universal testing and treatment for HIV prevention and care: design of an implementation science evaluation nested in the HPTN 071 (PopART) cluster-randomized trial in Zambia and South Africa

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HIV-related stigma and discrimination can act as barriers to the implementation of successful HIV prevention programmes.

The HIV prevention cascade: integrating theories of epidemiological, behavioural, and social science into programme design and monitoring

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The HIV prevention cascade is emerging as a new approach to guide the design and monitoring of HIV prevention programmes in a way that integrates these multiple perspectives.

Also mothers, daughters and lovers: Social relations and sex work in India – Learning Lab, 23 August 2016

Join us for a free webinar on 23 August 2016 at 11am.

Join us for a free webinar on 23 August 2016 at 11am.

STRIVE at AIDS 2016

The 21st International AIDS Conference held in Durban, South Africa brought together more than 15,000 delegates from 180 different countries to address the fight against HIV/AIDS.

The 21st International AIDS Conference held in Durban, South Africa brought together more than 15,000 delegates from 180 different countries to address the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Reframing men and boys in policy for gender equality - Jerker Edström

This session outlines evidence-based principles as guidance for reframing gender policy and understanding the transformation of gender norms in dynamic structural contexts. It draws on two years of work reviewing evidence, compiling case studies across nine themes and synthesising principles for guidance together with researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

Why STRIVE?

What does the STRIVE research consortium do, and why? What are the over-arching messages from STRIVE's research and analysis? And how can you access STRIVE activities, materials and learning?

Download the brochure to find the answers.

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Like a Banyan Tree

Two years after filming the start of the Samata programme in north Karnataka, this 15-minute documentary investigates what has changed for the adolescent girls involved. And what has changed for their families, boy students, schools and communities?

Samata seeks to keep girls from marginalised communities in school as a proven measure to reduce their risk of HIV and other health problems. As one teacher remarks, ideas about samata (or equality) have taken root, like a banyan tree.

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