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    Planning and Support Tool for Empowering Approaches to SRHR Education with Young People

    This evidence and rights-based Planning and Support Tool helps organisations to identify how and what they can improve in order to have high quality HIV prevention and SRHR education programmes for young people in place. The fully revised second edition of this practical tool captures all up to date research findings and translated this evidence for practical use. The tool can be used to plan new interventions, but also to analyse existing interventions. The first edition of the tool is also available in French and Portuguese. more

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  • L’approche globale: Un guide pour la mise en oeuvre d’une prévention du VIH qui renforce les femmes et les filles

    Ce guide accompagne les organisations non gouvernementales, les organisations communautaires et les personnes dans les pays en développement à élaborer leurs stratégies et activités de prévention du VIH en faveur des femmes et des filles. Ces stratégies et activités sont censées favoriser l’égalité des genres et les droits des femmes. Ce guide fournit des informations pratiques (un “savoir-faire”) utiles à l’élaboration d’approches transformatives pour la prévention du VIH chez les femmes et les filles. Cette approche s’intéresse aux causes profondes de la vulnérabilité au VIH et cherche à reconstruire les croyances, les attitudes et les comportements des individus et des communautés favorables aux femmes et aux filles et à l’égalité des genres. more

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  • Educated Empowered Inspired - Lessons from the economic empowerment approach

    The economic empowerment approach was designed by the ILO in 2011 to economically empower women and men by increasing access to economic development services as a means of reinforcing efforts to prevent and mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS — and to improve health outcomes. The approach emphasizes both economic empowerment and gender equality to increase the effectiveness of interventions aimed at stopping transmission of the virus and improving the lives of those who live in the areas worst-hit by the epidemic. more

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  • UNAIDS World AIDS Day report 2012

    UNAIDS World AIDS Day report 2012 shows a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries since 2001. More than half of these countries are in Africa, the region most affected by AIDS. HIV infections among newborn children have also declined by 50%, meaning that prevention of mother-to-child-transmission is working, and eliminating new infections among children is within sights. In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last two years. And AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally. more

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  • The Big Picture: a guide for implementing HIV prevention that empowers women and girls

    This guide supports non-governmental organisations, community based organisations, and individuals in developing countries to develop HIV prevention strategies and activities for women and girls that promote gender equality and women’s rights. It provides ‘how-to’ information for developing a ‘transformative approach’ to HIV prevention for women and girls. Such an approach addresses key root causes of vulnerability to HIV and seeks to reshape the beliefs, attitudes and behaviours of individuals and communities in favour of women and girls and gender equality. more

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  • Healthy Woman, Healthy Man, Healthy Family

    This toolkit contains guidelines and exercises for working on HIV, while promoting gender equality and women’s rights. Its conceptual approach is to support users through a learning journey leading to an empowered life in relation to HIV. The target audience is community educators working on health and life-skills with groups of various levels of education and understanding. more

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