Systemic discrimination increases young sex workers' vulnerability to HIV

This global policy brief summarises the research on young people who sell sex including both young people who sell sex below the age of 18 and young sex workers between the ages of 18 and 29. It provides an overview of the legal framework that…

Systemic discrimination increases young sex workers' vulnerability to HIV

This global policy brief summarises the research on young people who sell sex including both young people who sell sex below the age of 18 and young sex workers between the ages of 18 and 29. It provides an overview of the legal framework that…

HIV voluntary counselling and rapid testing point in Tajikistan

Tajikistan is among the countries where HIV prevalence has increased by more than 25% over the last 10 years. Tajikistan is at the early stage of an HIV/AIDS epidemic, with an estimated 16,000 people living with HIV at the end of 2015. Although…

Visiting the Bridging the Gaps project in Kyrgyzstan

In November, Louise van Deth (Executive Director of Aidsfonds) and Michaël Kensenhuis (Lobbyist at Aidsfonds) visited the Bridging the Gaps programme in Kyrgyzstan. Winter had just hit Kyrgyz capital Bishkek when we arrived, resulting in beautiful…

Call for applications: The Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute

Bridging the Gaps will hosts a three-day  “Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute” in Nairobi Kenya in 2017. Each year the BtG Learning Institute will bring together country, regional and alliance partners of Bridging the Gaps, to learn,…

Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation urges to leave no one behind in the fights against HIV/AIDS

On World AIDS Day 2016, Lilianne Ploumen, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, participated in the talk show "Leave No One Behind!" organised during the second High Level Meeting, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya.…

The Rapid Response Fund

In many countries lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and men who have sex with men (MSM) experience higher rates of HIV infection and poorer access to HIV services because of stigma, discrimination and the threat of violence.…

Online application for Community Based Research training

AFEW International is organising a community-based research programme. The programme consists of several trainings and a small grants fund for community- based research projects. The programme is meant for communities in Eastern Europe and Central…

Join us for the Tripartite Side Event on HIV and Key Populations Wednesday 20 July

  You are invited to join the Tripartite Side Event on HIV and Key Populations. Since 1996, the Dutch Government has been a long-standing partner and one of the key donors for UNAIDS. Two years ago UNAIDS and the Netherlands agreed to explore…

Key populations claim a rights-based HIV and SRHR response

Step into our world: visit our key population photo exhibition As a child I prayed to God to make me like all the other boys. I wanted to be ‘normal’. I would sit in church and pray and make ‘bargains’ with God, that if he made me straight…

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