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CLAC's Resource Library contains many resources on key populations. To make a general search, add your keywords to the Search box Submit resourceslocated in the upper left corner of the website. For a more detailed search that yields fewer (and more relevant) results, use the various search filters on this page. To start, choose a topic from the dropdown menus below to generate a list of those resources — then use the other filters to narrow your results. After you have generated a list of resources, you may select specific resources by clicking on the headline/title of that reource. Indiviudual resource pages offer you the option to browse similar resources by searching key population, language, theme, and keyword tags. We welcome your contributions!  

 

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An Overview of Access to Medicines, Briefing Paper #05 An Overview of Access to Medicines: Briefing Paper 05
Type of content Reports

This briefing paper, "An Overview of Access to Medicines," provides an overview of those trade frameworks and is designed specifically for sex workers and groups who wish to have a basic background in these issues in order to join the global campaign for access to medicines.

Lessons From The Front Lines: Trans Health and Rights Lessons from The Front Lines: Trans Health and Rights
Type of content

The report, available in both English and Spanish, examines data on access to health services and legal protections for transgender individuals in different settings, and details how societal stigma and institutionalized discrimination come together to create nearly insurmountable challenges for these populations and the organizations that serve them. More importantly, however, the report describes how grassroots organizations have confronted, responded to, and in some cases solved, many of the myriad challenges that confront them.

The Gap Report (Slide Deck) - Gay Men and Other MSM The Gap Report Slide Deck - Gay Men and Other MSM
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

These slides are a compilation of the epidemiology data and graphics contained in the Gap Report

The Gap Report Slide Deck - Transgender People The Gap Report Slide Deck - Transgender People
Type of content Program guidance, Advocacy

These slides are a compilation of the epidemiology data and graphics contained in the Gap Report

'SWIT' - Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programs with Sex Workers 'SWIT' - Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programs with Sex Workers
Type of content Program guidance

This tool, commonly abbreviated as 'SWIT,' is the product of collaboration among sex workers, service providers, researchers, government officials, and NGOs from around the world. Its development was guided by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, NSWP, the World Bank, and development partners from the US, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of this tool is to describe approaches and principles to building programmes. The summary (policy brief) is also available.

Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programs with Sex Workers 'SWIT' - Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programs with Sex Workers (Policy Brief)
Type of content Program guidance

This policy brief, commonly abbreviated as 'SWIT,' is the product of collaboration among sex workers, service providers, researchers, government officials, and NGOs from around the world. Its development was guided by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, NSWP, the World Bank, and development partners from the US, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of this tool is to describe approaches and principles to building programmes.

The full-text document is also available

Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM in Southern Africa Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM in Southern Africa
Type of content Research, Reports, Advocacy

This report provides a comprehensive analysis to date of HIV-related funding and programming for MSM in six Southern African countries (Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabawe and Swaziland). The report also suggests actionable steps to improve the HIV response among MSM.

Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM: Executive Summary Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM in Southern Africa: Executive Summary
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

This report provides a comprehensive analysis to date of HIV-related funding and programming for MSM. The report also suggests actionable steps to improve the HIV response among MSM. It describes the financing and implementation of programs for GMT in a region at the heart of the HIV epidemic through a combination of desk research and in-country consultations conducted by civil society advocates with implementers, policy makers, academics, and people living with HIV.  

Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender People Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender People
Type of content Research, Program guidance

These guidelines include evidence-based recommendations, the summary and grading of evidence, implementation issues, and key research gaps. The document presents good practice recommendations that focus on ensuring an enabling environment for the recognition and protection of the human rights of MSM and transgender people.

Prévention et traitement de l'infection à vih et des autres infections sexuellement transmissibles chez les hommes ayant des rapports sexuels avec d'autres hommes et chez les personnes transgenres Prévention et traitement de l'infection à vih et des autres infections sexuellement transmissibles chez les hommes ayant des rapports sexuels avec d'autres hommes et chez les personnes transgenres
Type of content Policy document

Cette directive fournira des recommandations pour les partenaires régionaux et nationaux sur appropriée interventions visant à répondre aux besoins des HSH et transgenres. Il fournit également un occasion de souligner et de mettre l'accent sur la corrélation entre la prévention et de traitement en la réponse à l'épidémie de VIH chez les HSH et les personnes transgenres, en particulier à la lumière de plus en plus évident sur ​​le bénéfice préventif de la thérapie antirétrovirale (ART). Ceci peut conduire à une réduction substantielle de la transmission au niveau de la population.

HIV/AIDS & Human Rights In Southern Africa: An Advocacy Resource & Training Manual HIV/AIDS & Human Rights In Southern Africa: an Advocacy Resource and Training Manual
Type of content Training, Advocacy

The 2008 manual published by ARASA is a plain language guide to HIV/AIDS and human rights in the Southern African region. It is aimed at a wide range of people, such as paralegals, lawyers, social workers, counsellors, people working in AIDS service organisations (ASOs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), educators and trade union members. It gives readers practical information on how law and policy can protect and promote human rights in the context of HIV/AIDS, and how the laws and policies in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have met this challenge.

 Practice in Sex Worker-led HIV Programming: Latin America Regional Report Practice in Sex Worker-led HIV Programming: Latin America Regional Report
Type of content Reports

This study was conducted in four countries in Latin America in which the NSWP has members: Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. A Regional Advisory Group whose main function was to supply feedback during the design, implementation and final revision of the project oversaw the study.

Access to HIV Prevention and Treatment for Men Who Have Sex with Men Access to HIV Prevention and Treatment for Men Who Have Sex with Men
Type of content Research, Reports

The MSMGF developed a global multilingual online survey to examine barriers and facilitators to service access for MSM around the world. This report first describes the methods and results of the online survey, followed by the methods and results of the focus group discussions. These sections are followed by a discussion section that explores the barriers and facilitators revealed by quantitative data in the survey, as well as the broader context of these barriers and facilitators as revealed in the focus group discussions. The report ends with a look forward at future directions.

Advancing HIV Justice: A progress report of achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation Advancing HIV Justice: A progress report of achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

Many laws criminalising HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission were put in place due to ignorance about how HIV is transmitted and what sort of harm it causes.

Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of People Living with HIV Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of People Living with HIV
Type of content Reports

This Guidance Package, developed by people living with HIV, describes the important issues and key areas for change. Going forward, legislators, government ministries, international organizations, donors, and community- and faith-based organizations, with the continued input and guidance of people living with HIV, must work together to put in place the services and legal supports that will build better sexual and reproductive health for everyone.

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Strengthening community capacity through the provision of peer-led technical support.