Women who use drugs are vulnerable to sexual violence and HIV, and find it very hard to access health services. A project is tackling this.
People from governments and civil society organisations met to turn commitments about human rights for people with HIV into reality.
Self-help groups can be a lifeline for people living with HIV; this one in Bas Congo provides loans for people to set up small businesses.
Men who have sex with men and transgender people are at high risk of HIV. A project called, ‘Men’s Health Social Service’ supports them.
Most sex workers in Sudan are very young girls, who have poor knowledge of HIV and are unlikely to use condoms. They need urgent support.
Communicating about HIV and mother-to-child transmission has led to more women choosing to deliver their baby at a health care facility.
Matilda is a mother of seven, and talks to young girls about sexual and reproductive health as part of a community response to HIV.
For HIV positive women, giving birth is dangerous. A community mapping project identified women at risk and provided support.
Homosexuality, sex work and abortion are all illegal in Uganda, making it difficult for young people affected by HIV.
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Men who have sex with men and sex workers are highly stigmatized, but working through community animators helps to meet their needs.
The Alliance is rebuilding lives with methadone programmes and reducing the spread of HIV through needle exchange.