The girl effect: The clock is ticking

Inspiring infographic that communicates the potential of investing in health and education for young women and girls in countries such as Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. See more at The Girl Effect.

Technical briefs on HIV in India draw attention to women partners of men who have sex with men.

A series of technical briefs peer-reviewed by members of STRIVE have focussed attention on women who are partners of men who have sex with men (MSM), and the particular conditions that combine to increase their vulnerability to HIV.

Is there ever a good reason for child marriage? STRIVE partner ICRW enters debate

The online magazine Slate has published a joint letter from STRIVE partner ICRW together with Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage (GNB). The letter to the Editor was written in response to an article describing a mass betrothal ceremony of underage boys and girls in the Indian state of Gujarat.

The girl effect: The clock is ticking

Inspiring infographic that communicates the potential of investing in health and education for young women and girls in countries such as Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. See more at The Girl Effect.

Is there ever a good reason for child marriage?

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Joint letter from STRIVE partner ICRW together with Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage (GNB), in response to an article describing a mass betrothal ceremony of underage boys and girls in the Indian state of Gujarat.

India ‘MSM Situation Paper’ Series Technical Briefs

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Peer-reviewed by members of STRIVE, a series of three technical briefs was prepared by the Department for International Development AIDS Technical Assistance Support Team (DfID AIDS TAST) in response to India's National AIDS Control Programme planning process.

India has a concentrated AIDS epidemic, so this series is designed to focus on high risk groups. The second brief in the series pertains to women partners of MSM 

Personal, interpersonal and structural challenges to accessing HIV testing, treatment and care services among female sex workers, men who have sex with men and transgenders in Karnataka state, South India

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Despite high HIV prevalence rates among most-at-risk groups, utilisation of HIV testing, treatment and care services was relatively low in Karnataka prior to 2008. The authors – from STRIVE partners Karnataka Health Promotion Trust and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine among others – aim to understand the barriers at work here and to propose solutions to overcome them.

STRIVE Governance meeting in Mwanza, Tanzania

Universal Access for Women and Girls: ICRW Asia's contribution to UNDP report

Women and girls face unique barriers to accessing HIV prevention, treatment and care in India.

Can we obtain the required rigour without randomisation? Oxfam GB’s non-experimental Global Performance Framework

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This working paper explores the ‘effectiveness challenge’ faced by NGOs and sheds light on Oxfam GB’s approach to measuring and assessing the impact of its interventions in International Development.

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