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Are women’s experiences of emotional and economic intimate partner violence associated with HIV-risk behaviour? A cross-sectional analysis of young women in informal settlements in South Africa

November 15, 2018

This study in South Africa with young women, ages 18-30, looked at the relationship between emotional intimate partner violence (IPV) and economic IPV. Researchers found that both forms of IPV were common. Women who reported emotional IPV were less likely to report condom use at last sex, and those reporting past year economic IPV were… View Article

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Savings Groups: Competencies for Adolescents and Facilitation Guide

November 14, 2018

Spanish Resources for Adolescent Savings Groups SILC Facilitation Guide: Coloring book and Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents provides instructions for using the Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents manual and the coloring book in SILC groups. Color | Blanco y Negro (Black & White) The Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents manual strengthens SILC work with adolescents in schools and communities, and includes themes of savings, values, culture of peace, environment, life… View Article

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Situating the drivers of violence: Building a global movement through national engagement, evidence and action

November 14, 2018

The Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children in Peru, Italy, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe sought to understand what drives violence in these countries and what can be done about it. The Drivers Study used a human-centered design and an applied approach which engaged national ministries in the process of analysis, problem-solving and policy formation. … View Article

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Health4All

November 12, 2018

This training guide intends to increase health care workers’ empathy, clinical knowledge and interpersonal skills in regard to key populations, in order to help provide high-quality and comprehensive services free of stigma and discrimination. The guide was written to support LINKAGES projects and is aimed at experienced trainers of health care workers who have a… View Article

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Safety and Security Toolkit: Strengthening the Implementation of HIV Programs for and with Key Populations

November 12, 2018

This toolkit was developed to help program implementers, particularly CBOs and others working in direct service delivery, to more effectively address safety and security challenges within their implementation of HIV programs for and with key populations. Three tools are included in the toolkit. The first tool is a report that describes safety and security challenges… View Article

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Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa

November 8, 2018

This handbook provides a comprehensive guide for health care providers who work in counselling and psychological care of children and adolescents. It includes information on HIV clinical care; growth and development; mental health; child protection; counselling and communication; disclosure; loss, grief, and bereavement; adherence; sexual and reproductive health; transition of care; support systems; and monitoring… View Article

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A Guide for Supporting Community-Led Child Protection Processes

October 25, 2018

This guide and toolkit for community-led child protection processes is based upon years of research and learning in this area in countries around the world. The purpose of this guide and its companion tools is to offer a sustainable approach for child protection that is community-led rather than NGO- or expert-led. The guide is written… View Article

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Parenting for Lifelong Health: Supporting Families in Low-Resource Settings

October 17, 2018

The Oxford Research Center just released a new policy brief on the randomized control trial results of the Parenting for Lifelong Health (“Sinovuyo”) program for caregivers of adolescents. This brief describes the policy issue, intervention, methods and results.  

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Children’s Consent Framework: Policy and Practice for Maturity-Aligned Engagement of Children in Decisions about HIV-Related Medical and Social Services and Management of Confidential Information

October 10, 2018

Many policies and guidelines for HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and care, as well as management of confidential HIV data, do not adequately address the unique needs of children. While there is no formula for when a child is capable to take full responsibility for decisions on HIV-related care and social support services, or when a… View Article

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State of Practice: Savings Groups and the Dynamics of Inclusion

October 10, 2018

Over the past 25 years, development organizations have mobilized more than 700,000 savings groups in marginalized communities across 75 countries worldwide. Recent evidence, however, shows mixed results as to the effectiveness of savings group programs in targeting and reaching the most vulnerable populations. This state of practice report provides a comprehensive overview of the inclusion… View Article

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