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Web Portal: Gender & HIV/AIDS

Web Portal: Gender & HIV/AIDS. UNIFEM, in collaboration with UNAIDS, developed a comprehensive gender and HIV/AIDS web portal to provide up-to-date information on the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The site aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing, and action on HIV/AIDS as a gender and human rights issue. visit the portal »

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Publications and Tools

Transforming the National AIDS Response:  Advancing Women’s Leadership and Participation
Transforming the National AIDS Response: Advancing Women’s Leadership and Participation. This publication is the second in a series of resource guides dedicated to highlighting strategies for incorporating gender equality and women’s rights into national HIV and AIDS responses. It discusses various approaches for advancing women’s leadership and meaningful participation of HIV-positive women in the AIDS response.  read more » 
Diamonds: Stories of Women from the Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV
Diamonds: Stories of Women from the Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV. Diamonds is a compilation of the personal narratives of ten women and one girl who are HIV-positive in the Asia Pacific region. The publication is accompanied by a documentary that focuses on four of these stories.  read more » 
Together We Must! End Violence against Women and Girls and HIV & AIDS
Together We Must! End Violence against Women and Girls and HIV & AIDS. This publication profiles ten organizations that are working on innovative strategies to address the intertwined pandemics of violence against women and girls and HIV & AIDS. It provides lessons learned and highlights key elements to consider when tackling the intersection. The aim is to stimulate debate and collaboration among practicioners and advocates around how to identify and promote effective prevention policies and practices that can be adapted to various contexts.  read more »  lea más » 
Promoting Gender Equality in HIV and AIDS Responses: Making Aid More Effective Through Tracking Results
Promoting Gender Equality in HIV and AIDS Responses: Making Aid More Effective Through Tracking Results. This publication presents the key findings of the expert consultation “Tracking and Monitoring Gender Equality and HIV/AIDS in Aid Effectiveness.” It highlights the need for a framework that links structural, social and individual determinants of gender inequality as well as presents opportunities (provided by the Paris Declaration) to strengthen the focus on intersections between HIV, violence against women, and sexual and reproductive health access and rights. The publication also underscores the need for comprehensive gender equality indicators for use in monitoring progress to meet key targets and goals outlined within the United Nations Declaration of Commitment on HIV and AIDS.  read more » 
The Power of Participation: Women Leaders Speak
The Power of Participation: Women Leaders Speak. This executive summary is an extensive review and assessment of the level and quality of participation by women most affected by the AIDS epidemic, particularly HIV-positive women. It contains a roadmap for action with recommendations for advancing women’s leadership and participation in the response.  read more » 

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