2020 | Bridging the Gaps Annual Report

In 2020, the COVID-19 global pandemic profoundly changed the landscape of the HIV sector and greatly impeded global efforts to end AIDS by 2030. This report presents the key results and changes achieved by Bridging the Gaps in 2020. It…

2019 | ISHTAR: from grassroots organisation to sub-regional capacity development hub

When alliance partner MPact began its Bridging the Gaps partnerships in Kenya in 2012 and started to collaborate with Ishtar, Ishtar was a 3-staff grassroots organisation. They began in 1997 as a group of community members and male sex workers…

2019 | ISHTAR: from grassroots organisation to sub-regional capacity development hub

When alliance partner MPact began its Bridging the Gaps partnerships in Kenya in 2012 and started to collaborate with Ishtar, Ishtar was a 3-staff grassroots organisation. They began in 1997 as a group of community members and male sex…

Will we see a historic court case in Botswana this Thursday on the decriminalization of homosexuality?

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Not only in Kenya discriminatory laws are being challenged, also in Botswana the LGBT community goes to court: On Thursday, 14 March 2019, the Botswana High Court, will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a),…

2018 | Track Record Case KENYA – NGLHRC

A study conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) who successfully challenged the constitutionality of forced anal examinations.

2018 | Track Record Case KENYA – HOYMAS

How constructive engagement, strategic partnerships and coordinated policy advocacy led to successful unified sex worker community actions.

2017 | Lessons Learnt Report: Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute (English)

During the first Learning Institute tips & tricks and personal stories were captured on the topic of community empowerment and meaningful involvement of key populations like; engaging young people, volunteer management and improving dialogue…

2015 | Operational Research: Reaching Key Populations and Improving Their Access to HIV Services in Kenya

This operational research report (2015) describes good practices and lessons learnt within the Bridging the Gaps programme related to reaching key populations with HIV prevention, treatment and care in Kenya. Based on interviews with 135 key…