it is specifically MSM-focused with exercises and ideas that serve as conduits for MSM community energy and contribution;
it believes that organizations can start where they are, and assumes the skill sets and organizational maturity of MSM individuals and groups are wide-ranging and take time to develop; and
it approaches HIV & AIDS from a broad human rights framework, balancing public health and human rights approaches toward addressing MSM community susceptibility to HIV.
What is the global burden of HIV among sex workers? How do sex worker HIV burdens compare to the general population? How does this vary by region?
How does the policy and social context shape sex workers’ HIV risk across geographic settings? How does this context influence the provision and coverage of HIV services?
To what extent can comprehensive HIV prevention at-scale among sex workers modify HIV transmission dynamics among sex workers and the general population?
What are the most cost-effective HIV prevention, treatment, and care interventions in the context of sex work? What combinations of services are most cost-effective?
Given this evidence, what are the implications for allocative efficiency in HIV prevention programs?
How does violence against sex workers affect their health and human rights and HIV transmission dynamics among sex workers and the general population across settings?
What has been the role of sex worker leadership in promoting the human rights of and reducing the burden of and risks for HIV infection among sex workers across contexts?
Understanding what is meant by ‘meaningful involvement’
Finding good reasons to involve youth living with HIV
Linking youth and organisations together
Sustaining and growing youth involvement
Seeing positive health, dignity, and prevention in action
The guidebook provides practical information, tips and tools that can be used by experienced practitioners as well as those who are new to this area to strengthen their capacity to facilitate the meaningful involvement and leadership of YPLHIV.
Understanding what is meant by ‘the HIV response’
Finding good reasons to become involved
Linking you and organisations together
Sustaining and growing your involvement
Seeing Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention in action