2019 | Change story 8: Turning policy into action – the implementation of Kyrgyzstan’s national adherence plan.

A community led and a government study conducted in the country in 2017 showed that PLHIV have access to ART but are struggling to adhere to treatment. Partnership Network, with the support Bridging the Gaps partners the Global Network of People…

2019 | Change story 7: Data for change – using evidence to improve access to HIV services among adolescents in Zimbabwe

Despite declines in new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths in Zimbabwe, current ART coverage rates of 80% require scaling up, in order to reach the 90-90-90 targets. ITPC and Bridging the Gaps set up CTOs in four health facilities in Zimbabwe…

2019 | Change story 4: Engaging law enforcement in reducing violence against sex workers in Mozambique

In 2013, 30 percent of annual new HIV infections occurred among sex workers in Mozambique.1 Violence is a key factor that increases sex workers’ vulnerability to HIV, as it often causes inconsistent condom use and prevents sex workers from…

2019 | Change story 2: Global advocacy and meaningful involvement of sex workers in women’s rights platforms.

Sex workers formally engaged in CEDAW consultations about the General Recommendations (GR) on Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Context of Global Migration during 2019. Following a call for written contributions, 18 of the 101 submissions…

This Is How We Do It! Kick-Off Meeting Young Wild and… Free? Community Based Participatory Research

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In March, young community researchers from Kenya, Russia, South Africa and Vietnam gathered in Amsterdam for a three day three-day training organised by Mainline. The purpose of the training was to prepare the community researchers…

2020 | Sex Work & Violence in Kenya – A Participatory Research

The Aidsfonds sex work programme has worked on the 'Sex work & violence in Kenya' research report as part of Bridging the Gaps. The report presents the main findings of a participatory research in Kenya examining violence against sex…
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2018 | Change Story 4: Successful Collaboration With the Government Leads to Sustainability and Empowerment of Community-Led Programmes

According to SCDI, one of our country partners in Vietnam, the government’s approach failed to address the needs of sex workers, including the need for HIV prevention, treatment and care. Together with VNSW they set out to develop an effective…

2018 | Change Story 3: Advocacy Tools: The Impact of the Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to the Global Fund

Sex worker-led organisations are often not meaningfully included in the Global Fund national processes that could ensure that they receive vital funding for community-led sex worker programming, including HIV prevention, treatment and care.…

2018 | Change Story 1: How Strengthening the Global Network of YPLHIV Enables A More Effective HIV Response

Young people have unique HIV treatment needs. Their expertise and perspectives must inform and shape health services to ensure effectiveness, including treatment adherence. Yet, it is not always easy for adolescents to participate in global…

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