Community Voices: An HIV Gender Assessment in Pakistan

Pakistan Gender Assessment Report

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Community Voices: An HIV Gender Assessment in Pakistan

February 15, 2024

This gender assessment identifies genders pecific vulnerabilities, needs and barriers to services, and assesses program effectiveness at addressing gender issues in Pakistan’s response to HIV. It is based on a review of key documents, such as the national and provincial AIDS Strategies, relevant published articles and grey literature, and reports to the Global Fund from the country’s Primary Recipients; in-depth interviews with 20 key informants; and 17 focus group discussions with people living with HIV and key populations, encompassing a total of 113 participants.

The gender assessment identified critical gender gaps in data, policies, programmatic reach, programmatic integration of gender-specific considerations, and across every level of the treatment cascade.

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