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Health Sector Response to HIV/AIDS among Men who have Sex with Men

The report is an outcome of the consultations on “Health sector response to HIV among men who have sex with men” which was held in Hong Kong from 18 to 20 February 2009. The aim of the consultation was to discuss ways of scaling up the health sector response to the emerging HIV epidemic in MSM andmore

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Human Trafficking and HIV: Exploring vulnerabilities and responses in South Asia

An independent regional research study commissioned by UNDP with support from the Government of Japan has revealed an alarming trend of trafficking of girls and women and HIV infection in South Asia. The study found that a large number of those at the risk of being trafficked in South Asia aremore

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Human rights obligations to address HIV and AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa

Checklist - part of a series of human rights advocacy tools inclusive of instruction booklet, PowerPoint, flipchart, guide and compendium. Intended to promote, support implementation of human rights-based approaches in AIDS response to Eastern, Southern Africa. Designed for use by gov’t officials,more

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Implementation of Human Rights Norms in HIV Context

This is an instruction booklet which is part of series of human rights advocacy tools to support and promote implementation of human rights-based approaches in AIDS response to Eastern and Southern Africa. it is designed for use by government officials, parliamentarians, judiciary members, lawyers,more

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Innovative Approaches - Strengthening Community Leadership among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender Persons

The 'Innovative Approaches' series aims to highlight and promote the catalytic innovation and broad-based partnership building which are essential to producing sustainable results in the HIV response. more

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Innovative approaches - UNDP Philippines: Decentralizing AIDS responses - Local Government

This report is about innovative approaches adopted by UNDP in Philippines to increase institutional leadership and improve local commitment to HIV and AIDS. more

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Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Affordable ARVs in China

The paper attempts to document the recent developments, opportunities and challenges in intellectual property rights and access to affordable medicines in China. The structure of the paper is as follows. Firstly, the paper starts with the epidemiological situations on HIV and hepatitis B in Chinamore

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Issue brief: The potential impact of free trade agreements on public health

The issue brief provides accessible information on how certain provisions seen in a number of FTAs exceed the standards required by TRIPS and potentially limit access to medicines.  The draft of this brief also informed the deliberations of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law.   more

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Know Your Universal Rights - The Human Rights Cards

Respect for human rights is critical to preventing the spread of HIV, and reducing AIDS-related stigma and discrimination. The Human Rights cards provide a short and concise overview of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and what it means within the context of AIDS. The cards are currentlymore

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Law, Ethics and HIV-AIDS South Asia

A study of the legal and social environment of the epidemic in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka more

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Leadership Development Programme Strategy Note

The document outlines the rationale and strategy behind the UNDP's Leadership Development Programme (LDP). The LDP was an integral part of the UNDP’s Leadership for Results programme, is based on a unique methodology that helps build partnerships, overcome institutional inertia, generatemore

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Legal environments, human rights and HIV responses among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific: An agenda for action

This report documents how both punitive and protective laws, policies and practices impact comprehensive HIV responses. To support the findings and recommendations, the report maps out recent judicial, legislative and policy developments and community responses at the global, regional and nationalmore

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Legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations

This report is a direct follow-up to Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health (July 2012) and the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law convened in Bangkok in February 2011. This study identifies the laws that states of Asia and the Pacificmore

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Lost in Transition: Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region

The ‘Lost in Transition: Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region’ report aims to provide a research and strategic information framework. It will guide governments, civil society, donors and key stakeholders to design and produce relevant research as part ofmore

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Men and the HIV Epidemic

This paper examines what it is about gender relations and dynamics, and dominant versions of masculinity in particular, that enhances risk and hinders men from protecting themselves and their partners from HIV infection. more

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Mexico City Ministerial Declaration: "Educating to Prevent"

The Mexico City Ministerial Declaration “Educating to Prevent,” is a strategic tool to strengthen HIV prevention efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by ensuring access to quality, comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services. more

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Migration Gone Wrong: Linkages Between Trafficking and HIV (India)

This report is the result of a six-month study on the links between HIV and trafficking. It provides information for a more effective policy debate, both from the view point of stopping trafficking and also in assuring the human rights of the trafficked people, and to stimulate further researchmore

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Migration and HIV in South Asia

The study elaborates the impact of migration and HIV/AIDS at individuals, families and communities levels in South Asian countries. It puts forward recommendations to mitigate the challenges of migration and HIV/AIDS. more

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Migration, Mobility and HIV: A rapid Assessment of risks and vulnerabilities in the Pacific

The report "Migration, Mobility and HIV: A rapid Assessment of risks and vulnerabilities in the Pacific" provides a  rapid assessment of migration and mobility as key influences on the distribution and spread of HIV in the Pacific.  The report is expected to contribute to themore

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Mobility, Migration and HIV Vulnerability in Arab States Region

This report builds directly on the 2010 UNAIDS report, Mobility, Migration and HIV Vulnerability of Populations along the Ports of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden: Synthesis, desk review and exploratory studies. The report provides a literature review and updated situational analysis of the HIVmore